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El Nazar Kilise

Goreme Kasabasi | Nevsehir Merkez, Goreme, Turkey
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Very nice church

It’s located on the outskirts of Goreme, this little church it’s worth visiting for very well... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2017
Krakow, Poland
via mobile
Fresks good

The church is not protected very well I think, but still you can see fresks just some part of them... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2017
Sümeyya G
Gulsehir, Turkey
via mobile
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  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“zemi valley” (6 reviews)
“nice church” (4 reviews)
“hidden church” (3 reviews)
Goreme Kasabasi | Nevsehir Merkez, Goreme, Turkey
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Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

It’s located on the outskirts of Goreme, this little church it’s worth visiting for very well preserved fresco paintings inside. Walk from town is a good exercise as well.

Thank Mr_Nobody_1979
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

The church is not protected very well I think, but still you can see fresks just some part of them disappeared. It really has nice view.

Thank Sümeyya G
Reviewed 15 May 2017

See Eric H's review which covers all the bases. This a good way of seeing the far more interesting Hidden Church once you have met the guardian. Having seen what El Nazar church church was like before restoration in 2005-2009, the restoration is amazing.

Thank Rod F
Reviewed 2 May 2017

This church is in the Zemi valley and you need to walk because cars are not allowed but it is not far. The entrance is 5 liras, if you have a museum card it is free.The frescos are very well protected. For me it is...More

Thank Cuci_12
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

El Nazar church is a bit of a hike from the main road into Göreme and the road is hot and dusty. Good shoes are necessary, but so is a good attitude. We noticed other people who grumbled about the 5 lire per person price...More

1  Thank Eric H
Reviewed 10 June 2016

I liked this place seeing the structures all around, this place is very different with so much of history to it

Thank Munzer C
Reviewed 15 February 2016

Capadoccia rocks take different and inexplicable ways , striking the huge story that has as well as stamped on the frescos of this ancient church .

Thank ferenachefchaouen
Reviewed 13 November 2015 via mobile

It is a very small yer impressive church. Plus since it is far from etes, it is not usually crowded and way to church is very nice. You can enjoy the view

Thank Hazan A
Reviewed 6 November 2015

This conical shaped church is found off a side trail in Zemi Valley and the suprise is that the frescos found inside are well preserved. Worth a brief visit.

Thank seafare74
Reviewed 27 October 2015

The church is reached after a few minutes walk from the road between Göreme and the open air museum. It is nothing spectacular and the frescos are not in the best state of preservation. If you have the time, visit the church, if not, you...More

Thank JuergenWDobler
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