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"In 1923 the Greeks living in Kayakoy, Turkey departed after a population exchange between the Greek and Turkish governments was mandated, leaving it an abandoned village. Some two million families, Greek Christians and Turkish Muslims alike, were uprooted from the homes and the country they had lived in, many for generations. Today some 500 original homes remain in Kayakoy, all now in ruins."

Artist Rachel Fairfax visited the abandoned city of Kayakoy, South West Turkey, in early Her paintings of this beautiful site can be seen in 'Gallipoli and Beyond', 27 August - 21 September 2013 at Stella Downer Fine Art.

Kayaköy abandoned Greek Village . Near Fethiye Turkey

*TURKEY ~ Kayaköy (Kayakoy) or Karmylassos, an abandoned Greek Village from Fethiye in Turkey whose inhabitants left as part of a population exchange agreement between the Turkish and Greek governments in 1923 after the Greco Turkish War.

This is Kayakoy church (Turkey), beautiful, abandoned for 80ish years, no idea if we can use it, but I'm thinking lots of candles...

Located in Kayakoy, Turkey, this church, as well as the entire town has been totally abandoned since Most people were forced out during the war between Greece and Turkey, leaving behind their homes and this church.

Kayakoy

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The Kayaköy village in Turkey – abandoned during a population swap with Greece, is now preserved as a museum

Kayaköy, anciently known as Lebessos and Lebessus and later as Livissi is a village 8 km south of Fethiye in southwestern Turkey. Originally built in the 1

Church of the Redeemer (St.Prkitch) - Ani, Turkey

Church of Redeemer, Ani. Ani is a ruined and uninhabited medieval Armenian city-site situated in the Turkish province of Kars, near the border with Armenia.

The old culture house at Midyat, Mardin, Turkey.  Turkish soap operas are often filmed in this house. We would not have known about it but for the young children of Midyat who told us to go and see it. #architecture

The old culture house at Midyat, Mardin, Kurdistan. Turkish soap operas are often filmed in this house. We would not have known about it but for the young children of Midyat who told us to go and see it.

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