Some of Cappadocia's best-preserved and most captivating frescoes are hidden within this rarely-visited ancient rock-hewn monastery that was only rediscovered in 1963.The lofty main church is covered with colourful …
Niğde Museum houses a well-presented selection of finds from the Assyrian city of Acemhöyük near Aksaray, through the Hittite and Phrygian Ages to sculptures from Tyana (now Kemerhisar), the former Roman centre and …
The attractive Ak Medrese dates from 1409 and has a finely-carved entrance. It's utilised as a cultural centre but visitors are welcome to wander in.
Süngür Bey Camii, on a terrace at the end of the marketplace, is a curious blend of architectural styles; first built by the Seljuks and restored by the Mongols in 1335.
The Seljuk Alaeddin Camii (1223), on the hill crowned with the much-restored remains of Niğde's fortress, is the town's grandest mosque.
Central Niğde is spotted with fine Seljuk tombs such as the Hüdavend Hatun Türbesi dated to 1312.
This Ottoman era mosque is an excellent landmark to get your bearings by in central Niğde.