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The sadly neglected ruins of the largest church in the city before Aya Sofia was built

This is a sad sight. The church was excavated in the 1960s but is now an overgrown heap which... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2017
Rod F
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Royal Wootton Bassett, United Kingdom
Hidden Church Ruins

The ruins are fenced off but it does appear that homeless are settling in because the fencing has... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2016
Llewellyn53
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Melbourne, Australia
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18 May 2017
“The sadly neglected ruins of the largest church in the city before Aya Sofia was built”
24 Apr 2016
“Hidden Church Ruins”
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Reviewed 18 May 2017

This is a sad sight. The church was excavated in the 1960s but is now an overgrown heap which locals use as a toilet

Thank Rod F
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Reviewed 24 April 2016

The ruins are fenced off but it does appear that homeless are settling in because the fencing has several large holes which give direct access to the ruins. The church ruins from 524-527AD were uncovered during the excavation for the underpass. The small park alongside...More

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