is a monastery church carved from the rock in Gumusler, 8km to the
northeast of Nigde, 4 km from the Nigde-Kayseri road. This 10th century
monastery is entered via a vaulted door. The church is situated to
the north side of the courtyard, while rooms carved from the rock line
the rest of the courtyard. The church is built on a closed cruciform
plan, and has a central dome, four columns, cross vaults and three apses.
Nativity and Presentation of Jesus in the Temple scenes are quite articulated.
On the apse there are Deesis and the Apostles, several portraits of Mary,
portraits of saints and angels.