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8 Oct 2018
“stunning views from top-if you can make it”
7 Oct 2018
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Reviewed 9 October 2018

WORTHWHILE VISIT-BIT TIRING GETTING TO THE TOP. interesting visit and experience-climbing up is a bit tricky at some points so bear that in mind for older people and children. Views are also stunning.

Thank Ben B
Reviewed 7 October 2018

If you want to visit a monastery that is slightly off the beaten track, this would be it. The owner gives a personalised tour and the history is very interesting

Thank CorrinaTeoGM
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely part when it’s mentioned that Star-war wanted to use this place for filming but unfortunately the government was not allowed, how can humans last 4000 years built it??🧐

Thank Luachan
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Short drive from Mustafa Pasa (Sinasos) Very nice spot to visit. The monastry has several buildings carved into fairy chimneys Make sure to chat with the grounds keeper to get a real insight of the monestaries hidden gems.

Thank ElaAyse
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

We hired a car on our week in Cappadocia and were on our way back to Urgup from the Soganli valley (great place) when we saw the sign for the monastery and decided to stop. It’s quite close to Urgup, I would say about 10km....More

Thank Usman M
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

This off the beaten track monastery is the description of the peace, serenity and calmness. You will reach it after walking a beautiful valley and finally you will see this man-made monastery with its kitchen, sleeping places etc carved into rock by monks.

Thank deerroam
Reviewed 26 January 2016

Keslik Monastery dates back approximately the 7th century to the 13th century. The place was serene and calming. You can imagine how the monks in that time lived. You can see frescoes painting on the ceilings and walls. Its good to know they are well...More

Thank Esther M
Reviewed 22 December 2015

If you have a free day do take a drive to Soganli valley and do make a stop at the Keslik Monastry. We received a very friendly welcome from the family who are caretakers of this place. This monastery dates from 7th to the 13th...More

Thank jolly370
Reviewed 21 November 2015

This was definately one of our favourite places we visited whilst on our was to Soganli Valley. Just tucked away off the main road, this amazingly peaceful spot has such amazing history, with one of its churched dating back to the 9th century, with ceiling...More

Thank PeteKTurkey
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