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Restored Monastery Draws Tourists Exploring Pontic Greek Heritage

A Pontic Greek monastery in Turkey's Black Sea region is open for tourism after being restored, local authorities have said. The Virgin Mary Monastery in Kayadibi...

Rock-Carved Greek Orthodox Monastery in Turkey Opens for Tourists

After Sumela, Turkey’s second largest monastery built out of a mountain, the Virgin Mary Monastery in the Black Sea province of Giresun is awaiting...

1,800-Year-Old Greek Orthodox Church in Turkey Faces Risk of Collapse

An 1,800-year-old Greek Orthodox Church and its monastery situated on the Kameriye (Kamelya) Island in the Aegean Sea, just off the Aegean province of...

Turkey: Sumela Monastery Preparing for August 15 Celebrations

The Greek Orthodox Sumela Monastery has almost completed its preparations for the Divine Liturgy of August 15, the feast day of the Assumption of the...

Turks Gather to Admire the 1,100-Year Old ‘Blonde Nun’

The relic of a Greek Orthodox nun, which is now an exhibit of the Nigde’s museum in Cappadocia, has attracted the interest of many Turks. During...