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Goreme National Park

Goreme, Turkey
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Ranked #1 of 12 attractions in Goreme
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: National Parks, Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Historic Sites, Parks
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Amsterdam
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

So many areas to explore, you can easily spend much time visiting here. Each area is slightly different, so plan ahead to be sure to visit the areas you like. Good place to visit for people of all ages. Kids can enjoy the geological formations and climb around; adults can wonder and appreciate the life of the cavedwellers. Something of... More

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Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
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10 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

obviously, if you're going to Turkey, you have to see Cappadocia. There are....endless caves to climb around in and explore, and the surrounding cities like Urgup are excellent places for staying, eating and cheap shopping.

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London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Loved walking around here. Very unique place, like nothing I have ever seen. Its like stepping back into the Caveman days, sort of. Definitely one of the highlights of Turkey

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Belgium
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125 reviews 125 reviews
9 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 NEW

All geologycal gems of Cappadocoa are close to Goreme, so just rent a car or a motorcycle and wander around this village. All the magnificent landscapes are very close, some of the most impressive ones just 2 kms NW. Do not forget to clim to the village highest peak (you can walk uphill but it is steep) where all the... More

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Michigan City, Indiana
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42 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014 NEW

We had been to see the fairy chimneys and were surprised by how extensive this area really is. Four of the churches have wonderfully restored religious frescos. There is lots of walking, many stairs to climb and some slippery places. Be sure to wear sturdy shoes. Our guide gave lots of background that wasn't presented on the information boards by... More

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Makassar, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

I like to know that Goreme National Park prove to the Christians at present about what our brother & sister had done at the past. How hard they fight for their faith. But I feel sad because I can't buy the bible in there.

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Potomac, Md. USA
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53 reviews 53 reviews
10 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

We enjoyed our one hour visit which is sufficient. The ground is uneven so have good walking shoes. Lots of stairs to climb and uphill slopes. We found the Christian churches interesting. The explanations are written in English. We rented the easy to use headsets as well.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

This was the most magical place I have been to, with had a local tour guide called Harun (booked through Chora travel) and had a two day tour of north and south Cappadocia - from the fairy chimneys, open air museum, to rose valley, pigeon valley, and the underground caves of the city. I have never taken so many photographs... More

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Nairobi
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78 reviews 78 reviews
21 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

When we first saw it from the bus, we were out of words. Just amazing and unbelievable. Should be one of the wonders of the world.

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Aiken, South Carolina
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

In 3 days of our visit, we have visited many churches in Cappadocia, but amazed with the churches in Goreme Museum. Excellent paintings especially in the Dark Church, but little uphill. I do recommend visiting

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