This programme includes one of the best preserved monastery in Turkey. Gumusler Monastery is so close to one of the biggest silver mining area and the name of the monastery coming from that mine, the village named as Gumusler which means “silver”.
Where are we heading during this programme?
Underground City of Kaymakli; the widest, enchanting, one of the over 100 most wonderful underground city in Cappadocia Touristic Region. It’s situated on Aksaray province road on southwestern. Miraculously well protected and maintained structure is a part of UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1985.
Pigeon (Guvercinlik) Valley; the valley is named for the many pigeon houses or dovecotes carved into the rocks and cliffs.
Gumusler Monastery; This is a monastery church carved from the rock in Gumusler, 8km to the northeast of Nigde, 4 km from the Nigde-Kayseri road. This 10th century monastery is entered via a vaulted door. The church is situated to the north side of the courtyard, while rooms carved from the rock line the rest of the courtyard. The church is built on a closed cruciform plan, and has a central The monastery of Gumuslerdome, four columns, cross vaults and three apses.
Ortahisar Viewpoint; This place for refreshments and of course a wonderful landscape view where you can watch and see almostall around Cappadocia Touristic Region & natural underground lemon storages.