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Hacıbektash Convent

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Hacıbektaş Convent
This is in the Hacıbektaş town of Nevşehir. It was built as an institution in memory of Hacıbektaş Veli. The convent was built during the Selçuk period and was expanded and restored by the Ottomans. It comprises courtyards, temples, and a mausoleum. It was converted into a museum in 1964 comprising works of the Bektaşi's.