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15 Sights You Should Visit in Cappadocia

  1. Goreme Open-Air Museum

The Goreme Open-Air-Museum is A.C. 4 Century from 13. Century used as a  monastery and valuable a rock settlement place. Churches, chapels, and dining halls welcome you, these historical buildings that appear charming style in almost every rock. This is like old time movies.Göreme Open Air Museum Cappadocia

  1. Cappadocia Museum of Art and History

Cappadocia museum of art and history is one of the indispensable places for who make cultural trips to Cappadocia. Because the historical mansion serves then 150 years as the first special handmade baby museum in Turkey. As a result of the evaluation by the Ministry of Culture, this museum gets statue “Special Museum affiliated to the Ministry of Culture”.Museum of Art and History Cappadocia

  1. Pasabag Priests Valley

Pasabag Priests Valley is very close to Zelve, located on Goreme-Avanos road.  The Valley is an interesting but beautiful place and you can see the small, large examples of fairy chimneys everywhere.Pasabag Valley Cappadocia

  1. Selime Monastery

We understand the importance of Selime Monastery in the past, people living in this region with orthodox beliefs to comply decisions from the Selime Cathedral and monastery, the religious people in the region are trained here and the key of the cross marked in the church.Selime Monastery Cappadocia

  1. Uchisar Castle

Uchisar Castle summit of Cappadocia and this location one of the most beautiful viewpoints in Cappadocia. The castle used for more than a thousand years even people lived until 1950’s carved rooms in this castle. In the other hand, this castle strategic importance is great because it is located at a very dominant point in the region. People say “The castle is connected to different points of the region with tunnels” but they didn’t find traces of these tunnels yet.Uchisar Castle Cappadocia

  1. Gomeda Valley

This valley starts from Mustafa Pasa and Mustafa Pasa 5 km away from Urgup. We notice Gomeda ruin in the valley start point. The Valley won’t attract many visitors because it hasn’t many fairy chimneys. In the other region have incredible beauty and lots of tunnel and dark caves so this valley is mysterious and fascinating.Gomeda Valley Cappadocia

  1. Pigeon Valley

This valley is 4100 meters long and it is one of the longest valleys in Cappadocia. On the West side of the Valley, Uchisar Castle. Dovecotes are located on the east side of the Valley.

The dovecote, abandoned at the base of the Valley, has been home for pigeon from then many centuries. Pigeon fertilizer used for vineyard and pigeon eggs used for mortar materials so pigeons are very important for the valley.Pigeon Valley Cappadocia

  1. Derinkuyu Underground City

This well is bigger than the other 36 deep wells in Cappadocia. It found by chance in 1963 after that the well opened for tourism in 1967 and it has 8 floors. The underground city has the oldest mental institution in the world and it has been active until recently.Derinkuyu Underground City

  1. Devrent Valley

Devrent Valley is a special valley because of many different fairy chimneys formations in this place. Dervent valley is a very different valley. It is so special the shapes of fairy chimneys are likened to some living things so also known Imaginary Valley.Devrent Valley Cappadocia

  1. The Baptist Yahya Church

The region is one of the oldest and most magnificent church made in  A.C. 964-965 and this church frontage fall down because of erosion. In the rock-carved entrance in the back of triple basilica dedicated to Baptist Yahya.The Baptist Yahya Church Cappadocia

  1. Avanos Chez Galip

Absolutely you heard Avanos different type. This region goes in the middle Red River. It is one of the most interesting exhibitions in Avanos, famous for its pottery, surely you should this collection and may you leave some things for this collection.Chez Galip Avanos

  1. El Nazar Church

The chapel in the valley of El Nazar has a planning scheme that is characteristic of the Middle Byzantine Period. There is a rich motive on walls with Biblical subjects text.  Also known as the Mirrored Church, the walls are covered with geometric motive examples.El Nazar Church Cappadocia

  1. Ihlara Valley

Ihlara Valley will most fascinate in your travel program. The Ihlara valley second in the world largest canyon, it has a 14 km long and 100 meters depth. The miracle of Nature, also known as the place where Christianity spreads to Anatolia.  This valley has many church and monastery.Ihlara Valley

  1. Urgup Temenni Hill

Temenni Memorial Tomb was built in 1288 for Kılıçarslan. The tomb location centre of Urgup in Kadı Castle highest point. The Mausoleum is accessed using the 700 meters long tunnel. Still part of this tunnel open for visitors. Memorial tomb is important to have a period in Anatolia as the richest library.Temenni Hill Urgup

  1. Red Hole Valley

The valley too important tourism centres in Cappadocia with flora, natural rock formations and colours. The valley contains most of the rare red-tuff-rock formations and it offers a spectacular sunset view so lots of visitors come for watch sunset.

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