Kayseri is a city in the Turkish region of Central Anatolia.

4 things to do

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Bus station

The station has an Internet café (0.50TL for 30 minutes), left-luggage storage, restaurants, grocery shops, hairdresser, etc. To go to the train station, take bus #140 until the very center of the city (citadel), then take Atatürk boulevard towards North until the train station (about 1km).

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Bolulu Hasan Usta

Café serving usual tea and Turkish coffee, and many pastries. Free Wi-Fi, power supply for computers/smartphones, and perfectly clean toilets. Friendly staff (though non English-speaking).

DRINK   —  Istasyon Caddesi

Kayseri Erkilet Airport

Taxi to the bus station takes 20 minutes, 27 YTL. Taxi for Cappadocia 120 YTL. There is a good board outside the airport listing taxi prices to various destinations.

St. Gregory the Illuminator Armenian Church

The foundation of this Armenian Church was laid in 1191. Worth getting inside to see the interior - ring the bell for entry.

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About Kayseri

Kayseri is an old and large city with a strong economy. It carries lots of monuments from the days of Seljuks and Ottomans, and is also the home town of the most accomplished architect Mimar Sinan. Population has been steadily increasing and nowadays is around 950,000 in the urban center.

Kayseri was also on the Silk Route and Karatay and Sultanhanı posts on this route reside in Bünyan town's borders. Bünyan is also famous for its carpets which makes Kayseri a popular purchase-stop for tourists visiting Cappadocia.


Source: wikivoyage