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El Nazar Kilise

Goreme Kasabasi | Nevsehir Merkez, Goreme, Turkey
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Ranked #9 of 13 Attractions in Goreme
Type: Religious Sites
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Goreme, Turkey
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

you can also try to go there by solar energypowered phaetons if you dont wanna walk too much under sun.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This church is a little hard to get to--it's maybe a mile or so down the Zemi Valley trail, but the signage is very clear. You won't get any closer to Byzantine frescoes than this. They're more faded than the ones in the Dark Church, but you can have them to yourself and you can take pictures (don't use a... More

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Asheville, North Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

A long walk from the main road, and the valley countryside is much more interesting than the church. Not worth the 5 lira entrance fee for a five minute visit, any church in the open air museums or valleys offers just as much.

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Islamabad, Pakistan
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43 attraction reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

It was the most disappointing visit of our tour of turkey. We had to make a long walk and pay ticket just to see an empty room with a few pictures.

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Izmir Province, Turkey
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72 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

We walked in to see this church which is a fair distance from the road only to find it shut and it appears as though it has been for awhile.

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Ankara, Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

when you go to there you can visit for different exprence about history. honestly dıdınt see before lıke thıs church..

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Huntington, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

Unfortunately for us, the church was locked and closed when we visited, but we really enjoyed the short hike out to see it. We were there late afternoon in December 2012 and weren't sure why it wasn't open. We were able to take some beautiful exterior photographs and the surrounding landscape is fabulous. We also met a precious dog that... More

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Royal Oak, Michigan, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

A short walk off the road to the museum to find this church. Well-marked path. Frescos are well preserved and church has a different design. Unsure why there is a 5 TL charge, but the guy was there when we visited, unlike for some other churches that are locked.

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Brookline, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

Not the best, but definitely worth going to. And there are guard dogs, how cute is that? Very. The paintings on the inside are a but lost, but it is really nice.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

Very small church between Goreme and the Open Air Museum. Simple and lovely. Good condition. Walls still clear. There was a concierge with key who let us in and showed us round so not sure if he's there all the time, he also seemed to be a tour guide.

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