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Cappadocia Cave Dwellings

Urgup, Turkey
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Ranked #1 of 9 attractions in Urgup
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Caverns/ Caves
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73 reviews 73 reviews
12 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

We spent two days touring this area. It included the Cave Dwellings, Fairy Chimneys and Underground Cities. Every one of these attractions is unique and breathtaking. It is truly a photographer's dream. To enjoy all these attractions, you have to be ready to walk and climb mostly gentle hills. We (a gorup of about 12 people) were very fortunate to... More

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New Paltz, New York
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Very unique place! There are many sights, including the Fairy Chimneys, monasteries, underground cities, and we even stayed in a cave hotel. All caves, all the time! Amazing how the people lived here, raised pigeons (which are still there) and collected the guano for fertilizer through small openings on the cliffsides, farmed, created incredible paintings to decorate the walls of... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

The tour guides are well educated and make the history of the area come alive. They are very friendly and accommodating to young children especially in this area where there is quite a bit of walking. Make sure you wear comfortable shoes and imagine having to live in caves.

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Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

The cave dwellings look great from a distance as you approach Cappadoccia and are fascinating and beautiful to experience too.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Nice & Natural Cave house &Sights! Never had experience in other places...Everyone should experiences once to visit!

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San Francisco, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

If you go to Turkey, go to Cappadocia and stay in a cave hotel. A great experience. See the cave dwellings in person--most interesting. Met some people living in caves. One showed us his acocmodations. Very interesting.

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Grants Pass, Oregon
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Helps make history come alive. Gives one a new perspective on things only heard about before. The artwork that has been preserved - actually everything that has been preserved is astounding.

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Boca Raton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

That morning we had floated at 6000 feet in our hot air balloon over the Göreme Valley. The family we visited shared their tea and hospitality with us in one of the last remaining "Dome homes" (23 families still live in them). No indoor plumbing, but they had cable TV and WI-FI. Through our interpreter we learned all about the... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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52 reviews 52 reviews
10 attraction reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

wonder ful and out of this world. What a n amazing heritage and the mind of the people living so long ago. We cant even think of such great hard work and thought ful ness of the architect and worker who must have toiled in such conditions relentlessly for years to gether. wear proper shoes to avoid skidding carry small... More

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Colorado
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68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Every stop produced completely different wonders! The rock formations and caves were amazingly unique in every area. It was difficult to take one photo that would in any describe Kapadokya

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