Cliff Edge Monastery

7 May 2013

Nestled in a steep cliff at an altitude of about 1,200 metres sits the Greek Orthodox Sumela Monastery. Founded in 386 AD, legend has it that two priests undertook its creation after discovering a miraculous icon of the Virgin Mary in a cave on the mountain.

Focal Length:105mm
Aperture:f/10
ISO:160
Exposure:1/125 sec
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Eastern Turkey (10 of 75)
 
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