Guzelyurt is 45km from Aksaray
and 15km from Ihlara. With its beautiful nature and 19th
century architecture it is an important place for visitors to Cappadocia.
Gregory of Nazianzus, who
worked hard to spread Christianity in the area, turned Guzelyurt into an
important centre. Churches found in Güzelyurt are, Yüksek, Kizil,
Silvisli, Ahmatli and Koc. Guzelyurt also boasts a church built in
1891, now used as a mosque.