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Monastery in Niğde

Eski Gümüşler Monastery

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 …
Museum in Niğde

Niğde Museum

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 …
Turkish in Niğde

Konyalı Hanedan

On Niğde's bustling pedestrian strip (one block down from the Atatürk statue), this lokanta (eatery serving ready-made food) dishes up huge plates of pide and sizzling kebaps, all served with mountains of compliment…
Islamic Site in Niğde

Ak Medrese

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.
Mosque in Niğde

Süngür Bey Camii

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.
Mosque in Niğde

Alaeddin Camii

The Seljuk Alaeddin Camii (1223), on the hill crowned with the much-restored remains of Niğde's fortress, is the town's grandest mosque.
Tomb in Niğde

Hüdavend Hatun Türbesi

Central Niğde is spotted with fine Seljuk tombs such as the Hüdavend Hatun Türbesi dated to 1312.
Mosque in Niğde

Dışarı Camii

This Ottoman era mosque is an excellent landmark to get your bearings by in central Niğde.