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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 19 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

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