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Cappadocia and Central Turkey Travel Guide


The small city of Niğde is primarily an agricultural center and offers little of interest to the modern traveler. In the 13th century, however, the city flourished under the Seljuks, who built the triple-domed Alaaddin Camii and the neighboring fortress. The Ak Medrese, dating to 1409, has stone carvings and a small museum and cultural center. A little ways out of town is Niğde’s most

important attraction, Eski Gümüşler Monastery.

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