The monumental black-basalt walls of Kayseri castle were first constructed under the Roman emperor Gordian III and rebuilt by the...
Kayseri's Ulu Cami (grand mosque) was begun in 1142 by the Danışmend Turkish emirs and finished by the Seljuks in 1205. Despite all the...
The Ottoman-style Kurşunlu Camii (also called the Ahmet Paşa Camii after its founder) was completed in 1585 possibly following plans...
Kale Rooftop Restaurant
On the top floor of the Hilton hotel, Kale Rooftop has terrace seating with views stretching across the historic core of the city and...
Elmacioğlu İskander Merkez
Bring on the calories. Skip the diet for the day and ascend the lift to the top-floor dining hall, with views over the citadel, to order...
Cumhuriyet Meydanı · interesting places nearby
Kapalı Çarşı information
Set at the intersection of age-old trade routes, Kayseri has long been an important commercial centre. Its Kapalı Çarşı was one of the largest bazaars built by the Ottomans. Restored in the 1870s and again in the 1980s, it remains the heart of the city and is well worth a wander.