Why should you plan a vacation in the region?

If you are planning a trip with your family or if you are already on a trip to Turkey, we suggest you must visit Cappadocia. It’s a beautiful region in Central Turkey and we promise you have not seen anything like this before. It’s one of the most famous attractions …

How foreign tourists can travel to this region?

If you are on a tour to Turkey and want to see the beautiful Cappadocia we would tell different ways of getting there. This would be a guide for foreign tourists as well as local tourists who are visiting the region for the first time. We would begin by appreciating …

What are the best places to stay?

Cappadocia is without a doubt one of the most stunning regions on earth. This beautiful region in Central Turkey is famous for its rock formations and fairy chimneys. It’s a large region with several small and large towns, so when you visit the place it would be hard for you …

Ihlara Valley

Home to rock-cut churches and cave dwellings, Ihlara Valley is a canyon and has a depth of around 98m. The valley holds chapels, churches, monasteries, and hermits’ cave that date back to the 11th and 13th centuries. Ihlara Valley, also known as Peristrema Valley (Greek) has a 14 km long …

Zelve Open Air Museum

The Zelve Open Air Museum is one of the most fascinating sites in Cappadocia. It’s a historical cave town where a large and diverse community used to live. The main features this site has to offer include churches, dwellings, and religious and secular chambers. The Muslims and Christians lived here …

Uchisar Castle

Once used as a defense system to defeat enemies, Uchisar Castle is now one of the most prestigious viewpoints in the world. As the name indicates, this castle is located in a small yet beautiful town called Uchisar. Situated 4 kilometers from the town Goreme, the castle has unique attributes …

Ortahisar Castle

If you are interested in history, you shouldn’t miss the chance of visiting Ortahisar Castle that was a fortress in Byzantine times. The castle was built both as a settlement and defense. In 2013, after extensive renovations, it was opened for the public. Some tourists ignore this site and visit …

Gumusler Monastery

Containing Cappadocia’s most amazing frescoes, Gumusler Monastery is located just outside the city of Nigde. The monastery is one of the largest and well-preserved monasteries in the region. Generally, the monasteries in Cappadocia are divided into two categories, ones with dining halls and ones with open courtyards. It belongs to …

Aciksaray (Open Palace)

Located outside Nevsehir, Aciksaray (Open Palace) is a unique site that hasn’t been yet explored by many of the tourists. The site is a cave-village which structures carved out of rocks. The site is located on the Nevsehir-Gulsehir road, just 15 km outside Nevsehir and 3.5 km south of Gulsehir. …

Three Beauties

Mesmerizing attractions in Cappadocia, the Three Beauties are the most unique natural structures in the region. Cappadocia is famous for its fairy chimneys, and Three Beauties also called Three Graces, are three of these magnificent geological formations. The fairy chimneys are located at the beginning of the Nevsehir Urgup motorway. …

Saratli Kirkgoz Underground City

When you are visiting Cappadocia, it could be overwhelming to pick the places to visit, but, the Saratli Kirkgoz Underground City should definitely be on your list. The underground city is within the borders of town of Saratli, which is located in the province of Aksaray. It’s just a five-minute …

Kokar Church

Located in the town of Guzelyurt, Kokar Church is one of those churches of this region that deserve at least one visit. The church features frescoes that are well-preserved, and even after so many years, they managed to survive. It’s situated in Ihlara Valley and on its ceiling, an ornate …

Direkli Church

Situated within a monastic structure, the Direkli Church is located in the Ihlara Valley, Belisırma Village. The church has four large columns that are covered by huge standing figures. The church is the biggest structure in the Valley and it’s attached to other rooms with ample space. Direkli Church gets …