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Pigeon Valley

Address: Uchisar KasabasI | Nevşehir Kapadokya, Goreme 50240, Turkey
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Ranked #5 of 10 Attractions in Goreme
Type: Historic Walking Areas, Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Cultural
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Type: Historic Walking Areas, Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Cultural
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

Quite an interesting walk. Was followed by some dodgy old guy which made it a little weird. Take water as it's quite hot!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

Total awesome views as sometimes the view was like being on another planet. The guide was local and had so much passion and knowledge

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Athens, Greece
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

This is not something that I would recommend to travellers who are visiting Kappadocia for a short time. Nothing special, however most organized tours include it in their schedule.

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Athlone, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

This valley is situated in Cappadocia, Turkey, a region with the most amazing rock formations. The local people leave food here for the wild pigeons and several times a year, they collect the pigeon droppings for use as fertilizer for growing vegetables. We flew over the valley in a hot air balloon and later visited it by bus. The strange... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

This valley is unique in its own right, lots of holes in the valley cliffs, look amazingly beautiful.We went to the buffet restaurant next to the valley. The view from the restaurant window glass is just stunning. Foods is a bit cold as we came to the restaurant a bit late in the afternoon. Not much to do here except... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Our time provided by the tour company to this destination was less than 10 minutes, with just photo taking from the opposite side of the cliff of the pigeon holes, followed by a short stop at the sweet shop opposite the photo taking point. Check with your guide how is your visit and make sure you get the most like... More 

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Walsall
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Enjoyed the visit and the history surrounding pigeon valley...quite a serene sort of place, not a lot to do there,nice views and a little shop, and of course hundreds of pigeons...keep them for the droppings apparently, it's used for fertilizer.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Spectacular views from the cliff top looking out on a really strange landscape. Only place anywhere like this is in the Arizona / Utah / Nevada area of the USA. Very quiet and peaceful - almost as if Time has stood still, what with the reminders of the caves hollowed out from the soft rock many years ago. If you... More 

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Willits, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

You have to walk it to get a sense of how this area looked in the past. Beautiful geologic feature plus hidden homes.

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Staines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

the view from the cliff tops amazing & sitting with Turkish coffee looking at the view at the end of the market was amazing, the evil eye tree at the far end was soo beautiful, some stall holders prices higher than in Antalya town though..barter down half or more..

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