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Niğde is a town with a lot of new factories and old farms, a lot of dust and not a whole lot that's worth seeing. The city flourished under the Seljuks in the 13th century. They built the triple-domed Alaaddin Cami and the neighboring 11th-century fortress. The Ak Medrese, built in 1409, has stone carvings and a small museum and cultural center. A little outside of town is the Eski Gümüşler Monastery, probably the only reason to come to Niğde as a traveler.
Niğde at a Glance
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