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Church in Mustafapaşa

Ayios Kostantinos-Eleni Kilise

Right on Mustafapaşa's main square is the imposing Ayios Kostantinos-Eleni Kilise, erected in 1729 and restored in 1850. A fine stone grapevine runs around the door, while the ruined domed interior with faded 19th-c…
Anatolian in Mustafapaşa

Hanımeli Kapadokya Restaurant

Set on the Karagöz family's rooftop, this friendly place rustles up hearty home-cooking feasts. Local mezes are followed by your choice of wholesome mains – have the testi kebap (meat, chicken or vegetables cooked i…
Church in Mustafapaşa

Ayios Vasilios Kilise

A sign pointing off Sinasos Meydanı leads 1km to the 12th-century Ayios Vasilios Kilise, perched near the top of a ravine. Its interior features unimpressive 20th-century frescoes. There should be someone there with…
Park in Mustafapaşa

Monastery Valley

Follow Zafer Caddesi to the old bridge at the end of the village to head out into this small valley studded with fairy chimneys. There are four rock-carved chapels and one monastery here, though most are kept locked…
Islamic Site in Mustafapaşa

Medrese

Between Sinasos Meydanı and Cumhuriyet Meydanı is a 19th-century medrese (seminary) with a finely carved portal. The stone columns on either side of the doorway are supposed to swivel when there's movement in the fo…