Cavusin (Nicaphorus Phocas) Church: This barrel-vaulted church, with one nave and three apses, is situated 2.5km from Goreme on the Goreme-Avanos road. Its narthex is collapsed. The church was built around 964/965.

Scenes: On the vault are the Annunciation, Visitation, Proof of the Virgin, Flight into Egypt, Joseph’s Dream Ii, Blessing and Mission of the Apostles, Adoration of the Magi, Massacre of the Innocents, Pursuit of Elizabeth, Killing of Zacharias. On the west wall are Entry into Jerusalem, Raising of Lazarus, Healing of the Blind Man, Descent from the Cross, Women at the Tomb. On the wall of the apse the Transfiguration. On the north apse Emperor Nicaphorus Phocas and his family, which held power and authority in Cappadocia.

The above information is quoted from: Heritage Travel:
Forgotten Cave Churches of Cappadocia

Cavusin [church] is situated at a distance of 4 km from Avanos, and 2,5 km from Goreme on the road of Nevsehir, Uchisar Avanos, just before leaving the village of Cavusin on the upper right side of the road. This church of which the architecture is not important, is famous for its frescoes which date from 11th century. It has three apses.

The colours are lively. Although much spoiled, one can discern two angel figures. At the entrance of the large apse in the middle of the main space with three apses Jesus Christ is represented while in the small apses by which it is flanked, we see St. Thomas and St. Battalamus and other saints from the Gospel — [circle] illustrated in red, brown green and white in particular.

The barrel-vault which we see shows us that this church had been constructed before the cross vaulted churches. The Gospel cycle describes the following scenes just like in the Tokali Kilise. Nativity, Adoration of the Magi, Raising of Lazarus, Entry into Jerusalem, the Last Supper, Betrayal, Crucifixion, Death of Jesus Christ, Anastasis, Woman at the Empty Tomb, Baptism, Ascension.

In the village of Cavusin is the church of St. John the Baptist. The river bed crossing the village Cavusin is linked with another river bed at a distance of 11 km from the village. The names of the valleys crossed by the river bed are the Gulludere and Kizilcukur valleys. A road which passes through the village leads us to these valleys where 12 churches are to be found. The church at the point where the river bed converges is the most interesting and its frescoes date from 9th century.

The above information is quoted from: Explore Turkey: Cappadocia – Cavusin