Haci Bektas Veli Social Complex is 46 km (28 mile) far to Nevsehir centurum. Hacı Bektaş-i Veli who was born in Nisabur, Khorasan is one of the important Islamic philosophers. Firstly he settled in Suluca Karahöyük, known as Hacımköy, in Kırşehir. After traveling in the Middle Anatolia, he easily adopted culture, customs and traditions of Anatolia and loved deeply by people. When the Ottoman Empire dominated in the Anatolia, Hacı Bektaş-i Veli played an important role in the establishment of unification in Anatolia. Having established a school for education, Hacı Bektaş-i Veli taught many students. His role was also undeniable in the education of janissaries. After his death, name of the village was changed as “Hacıbektaş” in order to commemorate him.

Hacıbektaş – Nevşehir
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