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El Nazar Kilise

Goreme Kasabasi | Nevsehir Merkez, Goreme, Turkey
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Not a bad church, but not particularly interesting. Fantastic restoration.

See Eric H's review which covers all the bases. This a good way of seeing the far more interesting... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2017
Rod F
Royal Wootton Bassett, United Kingdom
A well protected church

This church is in the Zemi valley and you need to walk because cars are not allowed but it is not... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2017
Ankara, Turkey
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Goreme Kasabasi | Nevsehir Merkez, Goreme, Turkey
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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
Reviewed 21 September 2015

this was a really interesting place to visit and part of the whole excellent experience. So much to see, and so much to do. Certainly not for those with severe disabilities as the terrain would be somewhat difficult. Very hot and dusty so good walking...More

Thank HCornell
Reviewed 20 August 2015

My family and I have just returned from a 12 days holiday in Turkey booked online through Road Runner Travel arranged by Mr.Muharrem Cakir , the Tour Consultant who always answer to our needs. The itinerary and the transfer was well coordinated by Road Runner...More

Thank Sumin0307
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