Turkey: ‘Cappadocian Sistine Chapel’ restored to splendor

Italians have restored the Byzantine rock-cut Tokali Church, one of the wonders of the Cappadocia’s Goreme Valley, to its former splendor. A team from Tuscia (Viterbo) University’s Department of Restoration and Conservation led by Prof. Maria Andalora has just finished restoring the millenarian frescoes in Tokali and in the nearby Sehitler Church in the town of Goreme, pop. 2000, known in antiquity as Korama, and which has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1985.

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