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Address: Kaymakli Kasabasi Kaymakli, Derinkuyu, Nevsehir, Turkey
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Description: One of the famous underground cities of Cappadocia, Kaymakli contains over...
One of the famous underground cities of Cappadocia, Kaymakli contains over 100 tunnels with low, narrow and sloping passages. Although the structure goes deeper than 100 feet below ground, only the first four floors are open for public viewing.
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Wow, what an experience! What people had to go through to survive! I recommend the guided tour because you don't get the experience by yourself nor get the knowledge if you go by... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Wow, what an experience! What people had to go through to survive! I recommend the guided tour because you don't get the experience by yourself nor get the knowledge if you go by yourself. There are many rooms and each had a different function: wine making, kitchen, even a burial chamber. This was a town below the surface of the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

Fascinating to see how people can live underground. There are many floors but only few (I think 7) open for visitors. Don't go if you are claustrophobic, in some places the paths are very narrow and ceilings are low. We even had to crawl few times. Taking a guide would help as he can help explain many things that you... More 

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Jersey, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

A wonderful experience of how people lived. Do it with a guide and take Great care. You need to wear a cap to protect your scalp and be able to bend double to see all of this complex, that said an amazing experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Amazing! Just amazing! Very unique and amazing insights to the cave cities and how people lived then. Must go with a guide as you will get more information. without a guide you will be a bit lost. If you don't know what everything is, it'll be boring and uninteresting. The fun is in the facts and details which you will... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Although the place is a bit far from Goreme if you are staying there... the place deserves a special mention. 5 levels of underground caves and history that is more than 4000 years old is what this place is about.. absolutely amazing.. must visit.. For faint hearted do watch out that given the small size of tunnels and walkways inside... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

I couldn't believe the extent of the cave network. And we were only seeing about 10% of it. It is well worth taking one of the guides along down with you. Even though there are signs and a direction to go, not much information about it all and the history of it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Highly recommended for culture geeks. A wonderful insight into the cave cities, especially if you go with a good guide.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

I was in Kaymaklı last week. I visited Kaymaklı Underground city. It was bigger than many of underground cities in Nevşehir. It can be a bit worrying. I strongly reccomend all underground cities for all visitors.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Quiet, real anatolian village, of course deepest underground city of Cappadocia.Very confusing plan of caves and tunnels in the underground city makes the people very surprized.Turkish tea 'Cay' in the local tea houses of Kaymaklı..

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

The ruins of the underground city of Kaymakli are a must visit if you are in Cappadocia. The history behind the ancient people of the underground city is interesting. And the way they lead their life through a network of underground tunnels is certainly fascinating. Different alcoves were utilized for different reasons - ranging from bedrooms and nurseries to food... More 

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Address: Address: Kaymakli Kasabasi Kaymakli, Derinkuyu, Nevsehir, Turkey
Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Nevsehir Province  >  Nevsehir

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