Cappadocia, where the volcanic eruptions of the lava and tuff layer are eroded by wind and water, is one of the most visited cities in Turkey, with its historic values, natural beauty, underground cities and many other attractions. Houses, churches or monasteries used by the locals as periwakaları, well preserved and came up to daylight.
Fascinating its uniquely geographical location, Cappadocia offers unique experiences. In our country, it is known that you will not be able to get enough for 1 week even if you mostly spend the day or 2 day tours. Each corner presents the beauty you can not see elsewhere in the world. So take your holiday cruise back and forth again to Cappadocia.
Top 5 Things to Do in Cappadocia
1. See historic sites
Cappadocia, Urgup, Goreme, Ortahisar, Uchisar and Avanos with historical values such as the attention of the regions. There are many places to visit in these regions.
Celestial Open Air Museum, Cappadocia Culture Center, Zelve Open Air Museum, Zelve Open Air Museum, Zelve Open Space Museum, Zelve Oren Place, Zemi Valley, Zeppelin Valley, Zeppelin Castle, Ortahisar Castle, Paşabucağı, Ihlara Valley, Avanos Ruins, Zelve Valley, Uçhisar Castle, Temenni Tepesi Türbeleri, Cappadocia Ethnography Museum, Üzengi Valley, Sobesos Ancient City is worth seeing in the region.
Urgup, where Kadı Castle is located, is one of the most popular stops in the city. Here you can see important buildings such as Taşkın Paşa Mosque, Damsa Dam, Pink Valley, Urgup Museum, St. Theodore Church.
Zelve Valley, Sergeant and Paşabucağı can be visited to see the fairy chimneys closely, and you can enjoy watching the panorama of the city from top of Uçhisar Castle. Uchisar Castle, which has been carved since Roman times today, attracts attention with its many houses, rooms, shelters and graves as much as it is with its scenery.
Ihlara Valley, one of the most interesting natural formations of the region, is also worth seeing. This valley, which is half an hour away from Nevsehir’s Aksaray region, admires itself with its splendid structure and stunning adornments.
2. Navigate underground cities
It is not possible to go to Cappadocia and see the underground cities of the region. Geologically speaking, these constructions, which you can only see in Cappadocia, create a sense of being seven stories below the ground. Acıgöl Underground City, Kaymaklı Underground City, Derinkuyu Underground City, Gaziemir Underground City, Mazı Underground City, Özlüce Underground City are some of them.
3. Participate in enjoyable activities
There are many activities you can do in Cappadocia. You can take a balloon ride or join the Safari Tours. If you are interested in making pottery, you can experience this experience by learning how to make this craft in the pottery centers of Avanos.
One of the most organized activities in the city is the balloon tour. You can enjoy watching the city from above by general balloon tour, you can visit Goreme Open Air Museum with balloon tour. If you want to go on a balloon tour, we suggest you go to Ortahisar. Balloon tours are usually made here. You can take photos and immortalize that moment while watching the city from the top of the balloon.
4. Enjoy regional flavors
Each region of our country is known for its own dishes. This is also the case in Cappadocia. If you want to try local specialties while you are out of town, you can try the regional flavors of Goreme, especially Cappadocia Test Kebabı.
Cappadocia, famous for its wine, has many vineyards. Delicious wines come out from each of these. If you like to drink wine, you can visit the famous wine houses and enjoy the delicious wines.
5 . Stay at unique hotels
The local people who adapt to this geography have built a life together with these interesting formations. Even in the most difficult times of history, chambers built under fairy chimneys or soil have become a living space for the people of this region. Cappadocia offers this accommodation experience that can not be found anywhere else in the world. Stay in the boutique hotels, where guests are welcomed with intimate rooms with exquisite decorations, stretching in hand-carved rocks in the region.