Nevsehir is a charming city and the capital of the Cappadocia Region in Turkey. It has been the site of numerous significant historical events, and has been under the rule of some of the most powerful rulers down the centuries. It is then no surprise that the city is most famous for the great wealth of past treasures and traditions that it houses. Lying somewhere between the cities of Aksarary and Yogzat which lie southwest and northeast to this town, respectively, Nevsehir is a sweet Heaven for history lovers.
Despite being frequented by numerous tourists from all over the world, the city is not very well accessible via air and train travel. The nearest airport is about 30 km away, and there is no railways station in the city. However, it is connected by well-developed highways to the rest of the country, therefore making driving down the best option. For those flying in, they can get a car for rent in Nevsehir right at the airport and hire it for the rest of their vacation.
The town of Nevsehir is undoubtedly a virtual paradise for history buffs. There are some awe-inspiring remains from the Seljuk period, the Kursunlu Mosque and a City Museum amongst other historical sites. There are ancient caves, medieval architecture and various monuments as well. And if one does hire a car in Nevsehir, they can also visit nearby towns of Kirsehir, Nigde and Kayseri which too have several important historical sites.
Nevsehir has a palatable cuisine that is usually with a lot of meat and pastry, and some potato dishes are especially delectable. Traditional Turkish cuisine is full of lovely fragrant spices and flavorsome drinks as well. The wines here are fairly inexpensive and there are numerous pubs and restaurants that serve locally produced alcohol. If nothing else, one should rent a car in Nevsehir to sample the wares around the eating joints in the city.
Nevsehir is a lovely city which allows for an extremely enjoyable holiday for anyone interested in the fascinating history and culture of Turkey. And with a car at hand, a vacation shall become all the more pleasurable.
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