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Fairy Chimneys

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Address: Goreme, Turkey
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+90 506 585 4109
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Cappadocia North Tour with Lunch
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Small-Group Cappadocia Full-Day City Tour with Airport Transport and Lunch
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Private Full Day Cappadocia Tour: Kaymakli Undergroung City and Goreme Open Air...

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Nature rocks

Fantastic creations by wind, water and sun looks great. Must see. In each valley they are different.

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fantastic creations by wind, water and sun looks great. Must see. In each valley they are different.

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What unusual rock formations these chimneys are! Statuesque as they rise above the bleached earth and intimidating by the sheer numbers. At each turn there are different sizes, shapes and hues.

Thank Sandra H
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

These chimneys are the remains from 3 extinct volcanoes. The sedimentary rock is soft enough for people to carve out houses and churches. The tour allows you to go inside these chimneys.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The site guts very busy because it is free, but well worth a quick visit. We took a taxi from Goreme Bus Station. The driver gave us lots of info and waited for us to take us back to Goreme. This proved to be a great way to do it for around 50tl

Thank Trish Y
Salmiyah, Kuwait
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was really amazed. Actually the whole area is as if you left Earth and headed to Mars. Very nice place to roam around.. don't forget to take lot of picture :)

Thank H M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The fairy chimneys and cliff dwellings (and underground cities) are amazing and a must see in Turkey. The natural and human history of this area is fascinating and the sights are fantastic both by foot and by balloon ride. We will be back! There is still much to explore and take in!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

These rocks look manmade, because of the funny 'caps' on top. However, this is the result of millions of years of erosions and previous volcanic eruptions. It reminded us of the Hoodoos you find in some American national parks, like Bryce. It was magic to walk around these rocks.

Thank Alfred V
Brevard, North Carolina
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of those occasions where you have to see it too believe it. These Natural Wonders are amazing and the history behind the Fairy Chimneys is even more amazing. Go with a guide and small group.

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Beacon, New York
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Only Trip Advisor would Ask for reviews of "Fairy Chimneys". The incredible gological formations of Capadoccia have been reduced to an "attraction". Silliness.

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nature built them but humans made them their own. Cappadocia’s famous fairy chimneys, a surreal landscape of carved-out towering rock formations, change color with every sunset. But how did these strange natural growths emerge? The volcanic eruptions created this surreal moonscape: the lava flows formed tuff rock, which wind and rain sculpted into sinuous valleys with curvy cliff faces and... More 

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