Turkish and Italian experts restore Cappadocia's 1,000-year-old Tokalı Church
The Tokalı Church, one of the oldest rock-cut churches in Cappadocia featuring precious frescoes, is being restored by experts from Turkey's Ministry of Culture and Tourism and Italy's Tuscia University.
The joint project that has been in the works for four years aims to preserve the church that is home to dozens of precious frescoes from the early Middle Ages that are historically significant for Christians. The historic structure was included in UNESCO World Cultural Heritage List in 1985. [more]