Cappadocia is a historical region in Central Anatolia, largely in the Nevşehir, Kayseri, Kırşehir, Aksaray, Malatya, Sivas and Niğde provinces in Turkey.
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Nevşehir, formerly Neapolis and Muşkara, is a city and the capital district of Nevşehir Province in the Central Anatolia Region of Turkey.Learn more
Göreme, located among the "fairy chimney" rock formations, is a town in Cappadocia, a historical region of Turkey. It is in the Nevşehir Province in Central Anatolia and has a population of around 2,000 people.Learn more
The mystifying Göreme Open Air Museum (Göreme National Museum), one of the first UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Turkey, is a complex of monasteries at the center of the Cappadocia region. The honeycomb cave dwellings of the museum are etched into the landscape, providing visual intrigue and amazing history. Go on a guided tour with a friendly certified guide who will brief you on the history of the Byzantine monastic settlement and point out several important structures such as churches, cave dwellings, rock formations, and more. Understand what it was like in the day of the life of the monks and discover historical details and tidbits of this UNESCO World Heritage Site from your knowledgeable guide.Learn more
Cappadocia is a historical region in Central Anatolia, largely in the Nevşehir, Kayseri, Kırşehir, Aksaray, and Niğde Provinces in Turkey.Learn more
Cappadocia is a historical region in Central Anatolia, largely in the Nevşehir, Kayseri, Kırşehir, Aksaray, Malatya, Sivas and Niğde provinces in Turkey.Learn more
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Ürgüp is a town and district of Nevşehir Province in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey. It is located in the historical region of Cappadocia, and near the cave Churches of Göreme.Learn more
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Kapadokya is a historical region of Turkey, located in the center of Turkey and east of the Anatolian Peninsula. In 1985, UNESCO included it on the list of protected World Heritage Sites.
It is a semi-arid region that is known for its characteristic fairy chimneys, large rock formations in the shape of cones present in the Valley of the Monks, in Goreme and elsewhere, and its villages with atypical architecture.
The region is unique in the world. The region was formed by three volcanoes, which have sculpted the area in a futurist way. Its ocher and powdery-colored lands contain true natural works of art. The different human civilizations that lived there left priceless treasures. You will find there a profusion of troglodyte vestiges and rupestrian sites, swept by a true mythological breath.
Among all the wonders that are located in Kapadokya, the valley of Goreme is the one to visit absolutely. It contains a small village sculpted by erosion and by man. While walking in the area, you will have the chance to observe these curious round houses dug in the rock from the 4th century. Around you, a lunar panorama extends. It is speckled with fairy chimneys, natural rock columns, and many other wonders
Derinkuyu is the largest and the most well-preserved underground city in the country. Its history is very mysterious today, we only know that it was created around the 7th century. It could then shelter nearly 20 000 people and their livestock, it is a true masterpiece of architecture and history to absolutely see!
The famous beige-shaded "valley of love" offers an immense landscape that shelters unusual rock formations of fairy chimneys that you must see.
The region of Kapadokya is very atypical for its geological formations and its architecture, it is a historical wonder to be visited, and do not hesitate to make a mythical balloon ride to admire the region with a panoramic view.
We recommend you to spend at least one week to enjoy all the gems the region has to offer, there are plenty of things and villages to discover.
The best season to enjoy the landscape that the region has to offer is between April and October, the weather is pleasant, avoid rainy and cloudy days for a balloon tour!
Hot air balloon tours take place all year round, even in winter! So you can go at any time of the year, and you will always have the opportunity to do this activity, unless the weather conditions are not favorable, like a lot of wind for example.
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