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Cappadocia Cave Dwellings

Urgup, Turkey
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Ranked #1 of 10 Attractions in Urgup
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Caverns/ Caves
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Perth, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

The caves were good value. Amazing to feel the history and the difficult times they would have lived in.

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Sydney, Australia
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19 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Try to visit early morning in Summer, otherwise on the heat it gets unpleasant. Make sure the camera is charged!

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Springville, Tennessee
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Kübra Ruhluel, tour guide, and Turhan Turhan, my driver... helped me to open my eyes to the rich and amazing history of the region. Mere words cannot describe the history and cultural importance of the region. You asked what I did not like?? I wish I could have been there much longer!

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Upper Montclair, New Jersey
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I've seen the pictures all my life, but could not have imagined what the caves really looked like. If you come to Turkey, you must come here.

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This place was AMAZING! It lived up to its name, amazing landscape steeped in history and offering a variety of experiences….with a moon like landscape formed by limestone and volcanic eruptions. The boys loved the rock shapes, gorges, caves, and valleys.

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Buffalo, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Loved this experience. Nothing like this any other place in the world. You have to see this place to believe it. So much history and beauty, words or pictures alone cannot define it. You have to see this unique place for yourself. Tour guide from Euphrates gave a detailed and rich history of this amazing dwellings of caves.

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Los Altos, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

A lace where John probably stopped with Mary after leaving Israel. You can't beat that. See history as it was and still remains.

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Mildura, Australia
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5 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Just go there it is a must see . The towns area sight to see and the people so kind and friendly. The hot air balloons are stunning . Use a good travel agent in Istanbul to book ahead as hot air balloon book out and they arrange easy transfers . Stay in Urgup or Goreme perfect locations The underground... More

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Athens, Greece
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Wear good walking shoes and enjoy! You really go back to history by visiting the place, amazing structure, it is a one-of-a kind place, you should not miss in Cappadocia!

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Went on 3 day organised trip from Side calling in at Konya,Goreme and numerous other places of interest.The church/mosque in the rocks is a must to see(makes you think about people and religion then and now.The rock formations,camel,madonna and child and others along with the cave dwellings are a sight to behold.Get on the hillside overlooking Goreme at dusk,when the... More

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