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Cappadocia Cave Dwellings

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Address: Urgup, Turkey
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Cave Dwellings

Historical places. Incredible nature to look and walk. Best place for enthusiastic photographers. Loved it.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Turku, Finland
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Turku, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Historical places. Incredible nature to look and walk. Best place for enthusiastic photographers. Loved it.

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stunning! Awe inspiring and beautiful. What nature and human can do together when they work in tandem.

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Goreme-Urgup, febrary 2012: Expetition to Capadocia by bus from Antalya to the mountains range of Taurus (Col 2800 m) to Konya; From Konya it takes a second day to Cappadoccia : Urgup-Kaysiri- -All this geological formations are fantastic, fairyfully, a real nature museum, it's a volcanic ground; hermit and monasterys were hollow out; It was snow on the fairy chimney... More 

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We missed Cappadocia on our last trip to Turkey - a mistake. Although very different from the historical wonders of Istanbul, Ephesus, etc it is right up there on a par with all of them. A complete area covered in cave dwellings and underground cities. A wonder of the world.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Caves are not easy to live in. If you doubt it, have a look at these caves. They were carved out of soft rock by the early Christians who sought protecdtion from their enemies. Few of the paiintings you will see have heads. They were defaced by the iconoclasts, or "destroyers of images," a sect dfevoted to the destruction of... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The cave churches are not to be missed. They give a vision into an important part of Christian history. Some of them have been restored and are spell-binding. Others are still badly defaced and reflect the harsh history of persecution in this region as a whole. No photos are allowed, but the art is well worth the extra effort to... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had discovered numerous such cave dwellings around Cappadocia which really reminds one of the modest beginnings of christianity.

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Mysuru (Mysore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Urgup is a great little town from which to base oneself whilst visiting all the attractions that the area has to offer. The cave dwellings of Urgup are of interest but some of the other attractions are more spectacular.

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent a long weekend in Cappadocia and loved it. Every where you turn is more beautiful than the last. A truly magical place to explore, the cave dwellings are amazing and you have to climb into them to experience their beauty.

Thank Cynthia B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worth the short hike to gain access to the top were you get an amazing view of the town and Valley. Great pictures.

Thank Perry H

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