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Ruins of the Panagia Church

Kaynarca, historic Genna (Greek Γεννα, Bulgarian Яна) is a town in Kırklareli Province, historic Thrace. The ruins of a church and a rock-cut complex are located in Kaynarca.

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Rock-cut complex with barrel-vaulted hall

Panagia Church

Panagia Church was a domed cross-in-square church perhaps dating to the late 10th or early 11th century.

Photo (1950)

From Papachristodoulou

Plan by Mamaloukos

Reconstructed Plans by Mamaloukos


Kulzer, Andreas. Ostthrakien (Tabula Imperii Byzantini, Vol.12)

Mamaloukos, Stavros. “Ο Ναός της Παναγίας στη Γέννα της Ανατολικής Θράκης”

Papachristodoulou, P. “βυζαντινός Ναός του Γέννας 11ου αιώνος της Γέννας της Θράκης”


Kaynarca Album (Byzantine Legacy Flickr)

Byzantine Thrace Album (Byzantine Legacy Flickr)

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