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The classic view of the church of Saint John at Kaneo. I hope You like it:)

About the Church

It is not certain when the church of St John the Theologian - Kaneo was built and fresco painted. However, a document about the church property suggests that it was built before 1447.

This old church is in a cruciform shape with rectangle basis. It has three-sided apse on the eastern side and an octagonal dome. It should be underlined that the structure is harmonious and it is highly successful in the ornamental shaping of the facades and the dome. The broadly accepted viewpoint is that the constructor achieved a highly successful combination of Byzantine and Armenian architectural elements. (from

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