Ayos Nikolos Monastery is 26 km (16 mile) far to Nevsehir centurum. The Monastery, which is located in the middle of a land surrounded by trees and volcanic tuff, is, without any doubt, one of the most magnificent buildings of Cappadocia, and especially of Urgup. When we enter the Monastery, which consists of two storeys in general, from the exterior door, we see a wide space. In this area, there are more than thirty graves. Moreover, the stairs surrounding the Monastery from outside have created a different appearance. When we enter the Monastery, it is possible to see many divisions, some of which are big, and some of which are small.  The pictures and the paintings belonging to the Saints included in the sections have given a magic touch to the Monastery.

We see that there are fewer frescoes in Ayos Nicholos compared to the other Monasteries. Some of the frescoes, however, are too obscure and they are frescoes in which the motifs cannot be seen very well. Besides this, Virgin Mary and the infant Jesus in her arms included in the central dome of the monastery is an eye catching motif.

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