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Museum in Hacıbektaş

Hacıbektaş Veli Museum

Right in Hacıbektaş' centre is this tranquil dervish dergah (lodge), now a museum as well as a place of pilgrimage for those of the Bektaşı faith. Several rooms are arranged as they might have been when the Bektaşı …
Religious in Hacıbektaş

Hacı Bektaş Veli Festival

The annual Hacı Bektaş Veli pilgrimage and festival sees thousands of Alevis flooding into town and is a fascinating time to visit. The second and third days (August 17 and 18) are especially good with plenty of mus…
Museum in Hacıbektaş

Hacıbektaş Archaeological Museum

This surprisingly good museum contains a large collection of ceramics from the Chalcolithic Era up to the Iron Age, including pieces from the nearby Saluca Karahöyük archaeological site which has yielded finds datin…