History

Kultepe

Kultepe

Kultepe,where documents dating back to 6000 years have been unearthed, is 24 km away from the center of Kayseri.In Kültepe Ören, where the ruins of the first city was founded by the Hittites in Anatolia, and which is surrounded by the tumulus Karum,ruins of administrative buildings, religious buildings, houses, shops and workshops can be seen.
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Germir Panaya Church

Germir Panaya Church

Germir (Kermira) was founded as a result of the population movement during the Celali Rebellions during the turbulent period of the Ottoman Empire approximately between 1590-1620 (Grisword, 1981: 338-339) The first inhabitants of the village came from the surrounding areas and settled in this sheltered, small valley. what happened is the Christian Armenians who are engaged in leatherwork;
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Soğanlı Valley

Soğanlı Valley

This valley, which has an interesting geographial formation and is an old settlement, is famous for its graves from Roman time and churches from Byzantine period.
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Talas American College

Talas American College

It was built in 889 by Americans to spread missionary. Since the first quarter of the 19th century in our country, missionary activity has been carried out through schools and hospitals.
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MUSEUM OF SELJUKS CIVILIZATION

MUSEUM OF SELJUKS CIVILIZATION

Museum of Seljuks Civilization The fact that Anatolia is on international trade routes has led to the development of trade as well as bringing about various problems like diseases. In the 12th century, the intensity of trade and travel movement from west to east, the destruction of infectious diseases reached terrible degrees with the carriage of armies.
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Gereme Harabeleri

Gereme Harabeleri

GEREME Ruins, situated 3 km. North away of Develi, the North-east Kayseri, was a significant settement area in the age of Roman and Byzantine.
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Fraktin Rock In Relıef

Fraktin Rock In Relıef

The monument of Fraktin, which is situated in Develi, a town in Kayseri, was built in the time of the Hittite king, Hattusius.
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Yaman Dede Mosque (Panaya Church)

Yaman Dede Mosque (Panaya Church)

The rum church, which is situated in the district of Tablaklıkaya in Talas, had been built in 1886
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Hacı Kılıç Mosque

Hacı Kılıç Mosque

Hacı Kılıç Mosque and medrese on the Station Street were built in 1249-50 in the reign of İzzeddin Keykavus. The right hand side of the building is the medrese and the left hand side is the mosque.
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Kayseri Grand Bazaar

Kayseri Grand Bazaar

The “Kayseri Grand Bazaar”, one of the oldest bazaars in Turkey, is located within the castle fortifications, and it is known that it began to form from the middle of the XV. Century when Kayseri passed to Osmanlı dominance.
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The church of surp kirkor lusovoric

The church of surp kirkor lusovoric

The church is situated in the district of Cafer Bey. The church was opend in 1996 after restoration.
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Hunat Hatun Complex

Hunat Hatun Complex

Mahperi Hunat Hatun, wife of Alaeddin Keykubat I, had it made in 1238, which consits of amosque, a medrese, a bath and tomb.
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Erdemli Church

Erdemli Church

Churches, tunnels and animal feeding stables in the Yeşilhisar district of Kayseri, belonging to the first spread of Christianity, fascinate the visitors. Churches, tunnels, defense and lighting windows and animal feeding stables in the district of Erdemli in the district belonging to the first spreading period of Christianity admire its visitors.
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Great Mosque (Cami Kebir)

Great Mosque (Cami Kebir)

Cami Kebir, known also as Ulu Cami (Great Mosque) is the first mosque built after the conquest of Kayseri by Turks. Melik Mehmet Gazi, from Danişmendogullar had built between 1134-1142. It was repaired during Selwuk and Otoman periods. Its minaret was built with bricks like the one Ulu Mosque in Sivas and the one on Alaaddin Mosque in Konya. It is one of the tallest minaret in Turkey
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Ağırnas underground city

Ağırnas underground city

It is estimated that same section of this underground city were carved before christ and most of them were during christian era and later. We have knoweledge from praying sections, recesses in the walls and the Picture belong to the christianity erat hat this undergraound city was used between I.- XIII. A.D.
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Doner Kumbet

Doner Kumbet

It is located on Talas Street, west of Seyyid Burhaneddin Cemetery. The date of construction is not mentioned in the monument. Shah Cihan Hatun Tomb is also known as “Döner Tomb it “. The reason why it is called the revolving tomb is its polygonal and rounded face.
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Karatay Caravanserai

Karatay Caravanserai

Karatay caravanseraı is situated in the village of Karadayı in Bünyan within Kayseri provice. This was built in 1255 by Celeleddin Karatay, one of the Seljuk vizier. It is well known, particularly for relieves on the pillars of the caravanserai.
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Kayseri Houses

Kayseri Houses

Kayseri Houses are the wealth of history and culture which carry the beauties of the past, with their architecture, decorations and traditions.
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Kayseri Castle and its Walls

Kayseri Castle and its Walls

The castle and its walls, which were built in the 3rd century during the Roman period and made narrow in the 6th century during the Byzantine period, were rebuilt during Alaeddin Keykubat the first’reign. They were repaired twice in the period of Karamanoğulları and Osmanoğulları Dynasties. The castle ant its walls consit of two parts, one of which is the iner castle existing today and the other is the outer which has stil some ruins.
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Kurşunlu  Mosque

Kurşunlu Mosque

This mosque, built in by Mimar Sinan in 1574, got its name from the dome covered with lead. It is known among people as Mimar Sinan mosque
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Kayseri Clock Tower

Kayseri Clock Tower

Clock Tower, as a result of an order of building a clock tower and a muvakkithane in each city published by Sultan Abdulhamit II, the tower was built during the time of Seyit İbrahim Efendi, the deputy mayor. The building is now st the centre of republic square (1906)
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Sahabiye Madrasah

Sahabiye Madrasah

Sahabiye Medresse was built in 1267 by Sahip Ata, one of the Seljuk viziers. The geometrical carving on the top and sides of the door represents one of the most beautiful Works of the late Seljuk period.
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Seyyid Burhaneddin Tomb

Seyyid Burhaneddin Tomb

Seyyid Burhaneddin tomb, which has been surrounded by a grave yard sice the 13th century and has the Emir Erdopmuş Tomb near it was repaired several times and rebuilt in 1890.
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The Zaviye Ahi Evran:

The Zaviye Ahi Evran:

This buildıng belongs to Ahi Evran, the founder of Ahilik, which influenced both Kayseri and Inner Anatolia in XIII..centry.Since it is one of the earliest samples of zaviyesin Anatolia, it has a privilegend importance among the others. This zaviye is now used as a museum of trade sman and artistants.
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Heraclius’ Tomb

Heraclius’ Tomb

The tomb, whose surfaces are all decorated with a relief design of statues represetting the struggles of Heraclisand which is made of marble, is on display in the Roman Hall of Kayseri
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Kara Mustafa Pahsa caravanserai

Kara Mustafa Pahsa caravanserai

Kara Mustafa Pahsa (Otoman vizier from Merzifon) had this monument built İncesu, whichis a complex with its mosque, medrese and thirty-shop market place.
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Melikgazi Tomb

Melikgazi Tomb

Melik Emir Gazi, known for his bravery and miracles an done of the 12 sons of Danişmend Gümüştekin Ahmet Gazi who made Kayseri a Turkısh town died in 113 His tomb is near in fortress,which he conqueredin the villagecalled Melikgazi in Pınarbaşı.İts a complex with ts surrounding,mosque,medrese and kitchen.the tomb carries the characteristics of Seljuk Architecture and is an old placeof visit Melikgazi Türbesi (Melikgazi tomb)
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Sircali Cupola

Sircali Cupola

It is in the garden of Central Industrial Vocational High School. The reason why this vault is called “glazed” comes from the fact that it used to be decorated with tiles. In terms of the features of this tomb, XIV. It is considered to be in the middle of the century.
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Zeynel Abidin Tomb

Zeynel Abidin Tomb

The reason for the arrival of Zeynel Abidin Holiness in Kayseri; Zeynel Abidin Holiness was born in Madinah in 1349. Zeynel Abidin Holiness, who acquired financial and moral education from the scientists in Madinah, came to Anatolia in 1397, finally came to Anatolia, where many of his hometowns traveled for his people, in order for his father Ahmet Şemsettin Efendi to die.
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Ataturk house

Ataturk house

It is a very beautiful mansion built in the late 19th century when Atatürk stayed during his visit to Kayseri in 1919. In addition to the period and local features, the mansion, which is decorated with furniture and ornaments, contains the wax statue of Atatürk, documents and photos related to his visit.
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Imamkulu Rock Relief

Imamkulu Rock Relief

Develi town center 40km. It is located in the distance of Şimşekkaya of İmamkuluköy. It belongs to the 13th century BC Hittite State period.
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Domed Church

Domed Church

In this protected valley, where Christians chose to settle in the 4th century to keep their faith alive, there are many churches decorated with beautiful frescoes depicting scenes from the Bible, among the ruins of the church. Today's settlement is also intertwined with historical ruins.
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Sultan Inn

Sultan Inn

Sultan Han, located in Sultanhanı village of Tuzhisar town of Bünyan district of Kayseri province, is located on Kayseri-Sivas caravan road. Sultan Hani was built by I. Alaeddin Keykubad between 1232 and 1236.
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Alaca Kumbet

Alaca Kumbet

It is understood from the inscription of the building that it was built for Emir Sadreddin Ömer bin Celaleddin Muhammed in the 580s (1184 AD). All the decorations of the cupola, which is very plain inside, are located on the north door and around the window on the west facade.
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Avgunlu Madrasa

Avgunlu Madrasa

The madrasah located in the city center, near the madrasah known as the Giyasiiye Healing, located in the Orta Mahallesi XIII. It is a Seljuk monument built in the 16th century. The madrasah, also known as “Havuz Madrasa”, is made entirely of cut stones; It has two large iwans and a courtyard with a portico. the madrasa was built openly.
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Bunyan Great Mosque

Bunyan Great Mosque

Due to the fractures in the inscription of the building belonging to the Anatolian Seljuk period in Bünyan district of Kayseri, exact information about the date of construction and the basin could not be reached. From its readable parts, it is understood that the building was built by architect Kālûyân by an emîr-ümerâ, and it is dated to 654 (1256).
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Beşparmak Cupola

Beşparmak Cupola

The cupola located on the Erkilet road is located in the plot of Military Lodging. Although the construction date of the building, which is estimated to be built during the Anatolian Seljuks period, is not known exactly, XIII-XIV. dating to the century. The vault consisting of corpse and masjid part has 2 floors.
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Double Cupola

Double Cupola

This cupola located at the end of Sivas Street in Kayseri was built in 1247-1248 by his daughters, on behalf of Adile Hatun, the wife of Sultan Alaaddin Keykubat I, the daughter of the Ayyubi ruler Melik Adil. There is an inscription of five lines on the entrance door of the tomb.
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Develi Grand Mosque

Develi Grand Mosque

The building located in Câmi-i Kebîr neighborhood is also known as Sivâsî Hatun Mosque. Of the two inscriptions on the crown gate, the Anatolian Seljuk Sultan III. It is understood that it was built in 680 (1281) by the son of Göçer Arslan, Nasrullah and his daughter, Said's daughter Sivâsî Hatun, in the time of Gıyâseddin Keyhusrev. Although a madrasa was added next to the mosque in the Ottoman period, this structure disappeared in time.
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Four Foot Cupola

Four Foot Cupola

This mausoleum, located in the Battal District of Kayseri, is also known by the name Kırkkızlar. XIV from the architectural style. It is understood that it was built in the century.
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Emir Ali Tomb

Emir Ali Tomb

As it is learned from this mausoleum inscription located right next to the Kartal Air Martyrdom at the intersection of Kayseri Talas Street and Hisarcık road; It was built by Emir Ali in 751 (1350-1351). This tomb is also called “Pişrev Ali Tomb”.
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Ali Cafer Cupola

Ali Cafer Cupola

Ali Cafer Cumbeti is opposite the Melikgazi District mayoral building in the city center of Kayseri.
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Emir Erdoğmuş Mausoleum

Emir Erdoğmuş Mausoleum

It was built adjacent to the Seyyid Burhaneddin Tomb and just south of the Seyyid Burhaneddin Tomb. This tomb is also called Tatarhaniler Tomb. In the inscription on the entrance door of Emir Erdoğmuş Mausoleum, which is also passed through the Seyyid Burhaneddin Mausoleum; It is written as “This is the martyrdom of Emir Erdoğmuş H. 749 (1348)”.
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Selçuklu Museum

Selçuklu Museum

Museum of Seljuks Civilization The fact that Anatolia is on international trade routes has led to the development of trade as well as bringing about various problems like diseases.
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Gül Baba Tomb

Gül Baba Tomb

This tomb, which is located in the Gülveren Cemetery of the Tomarza district of Kayseri, is said to belong to Gül Baba.
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Han Cupola

Han Cupola

The building, which was built as an inn in the 13th century to accommodate those outside the city walls, was converted into a mosque when the city overflowed outside the walls.
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Hasbek Kadi Cupola

Hasbek Kadi Cupola

It is located in the center of Kayseri, on the hospital street. The octagonal cupola on the square-shaped base is covered with an inner dome and an outer pyramidal cone.
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Hatuniye Madrasa

Hatuniye Madrasa

It was built by Nasıreddin Mehmed, one of the Dulkadiroğulları, in 1432 at a time when Kayseri frequently changed hands between the principalities and the Ottomans. The building is designed as a single storey, open courtyard and two iwans. At the corners of the crown gate, located in the middle of the southwestern facade, there are milkweed with lotus leaf caps.
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Talas Underground City

Talas Underground City

An underground city and cistern belonging to Byzantine period were found in Talas. 1300-year-old underground city from the Byzantine period ...
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Seraceddin Madrasa

Seraceddin Madrasa

The madrasah, which is located in the center of Kayseri and in the south-east of the Hunat Mosque, is also known as "Küçük Hunat". It is a single-storey building with an open courtyard, three iwans, built on a rectangular seating area extending in the north-south direction. The building, which remains below the road level, has been almost completely renovated with the restoration made in 1974 by the General Directorate of Foundations.
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Shahruh Bridge

Shahruh Bridge

The bridge located on the medieval road route between Kayseri and Sivas and on Kızılırmak is a kargir historical water structure extending in the east-west direction; its length is 160 meters and its width is 4.70 meters.
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