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Things You Need to Know Before Visiting Cappadocia, Turkey

An exotic adventure awaits you!
Chaitrali Datar
Be ready to witness an odd-looking but a mesmerizing landscape, as though you are on a different planet altogether!
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Mushroom capped fairy chimneys, stone carvings, mysterious caves, the calcium traventines, and the biggest highlight of CAPPADOCIA.....
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Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
The Hot Air Balloons!!!
How to make the most of your trip to this magical land? We take a look.
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Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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Cappadocia is an ancient district, in east central Anatolia, situated on the rugged plateau range north of Taurus mountains.
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Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Top places to visit in Cappadocia:
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Goreme Open Air Museum.
  • One of the most popular places to visit in Cappadocia.
  • It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1984.
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Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
  • The museum is actually a vast monastic complex of refectory monasteries placed side-by-side.
  • It is a must-visit tourist attraction.
Zemi Valley
Another popular tourist attraction, the Zemi Valley has unique and never seen before rock formations.
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Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
It is also a popular hiking place for adventure enthusiasts. You will come across scenic views, various caves, and loads of awesome experiences.
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Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Pasabag (Monks Valley)
  • Extremely well-known for its peculiar mushroom-shaped chimneys, the stunning landscape offers mesmerizing views.
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Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
According to several folk tales, this area was occupied by fairies who lived underground in the caves and hence the place is popularly called as 'Fairy Chimneys'.
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Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Home to Underground Cities
Beneath the rock formations of Cappadocia , there are underground cities, not 1 or 2 but 36 of them! It was first used by the inhabitants to escape the harsh winter and wild animals.
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Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
The caves are literally architectural masterpieces with excellent engineering.
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Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
You will be surprised to know that these cities have storage shafts, bedrooms, stables, church and also wineries!
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Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
So much for the caves, mountains and rocks? Let us explore the other side of Cappadocia!
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Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
One of the most serene locations in Cappadocia, Ihlara valley is a beautiful gorge created by the Melendiz river thousands of years ago.
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Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
It used to a favorite among the monks in Cappadocia for recreation owing to the calm atmosphere.
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Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Cappadocia is also home to historic and beautiful churches from the Byzantine empire.
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Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
They were built around the 18th century and most of them feature the life of Jesus. The prominient among them are Tokali Kilisi and Karanlik Kilise.
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Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
There are some must -do activities which you must indulge in for a memorable experience. We take a look.
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Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Activities to do in Cappadocia
Hot Air Balloon Ride: Top Rated. Should not miss!
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Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017