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Address: Muze Yolu, Goreme, Turkey
Phone Number:
+90 (384) 213 42 60
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

One of the top attractions in the region, this outdoor museum contains the...

One of the top attractions in the region, this outdoor museum contains the remains of many churches carved into the famous Cappadocia stone. Of note are the many excellent frescoes that can be seen when exploring the various structures.

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This place is from out of this world! Amazing!

A must see. You will never forget this area. Some can go even for taking great photographs. I have been there four times, and would go again and again.

Reviewed 3 days ago
Ankara, Turkey
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Ankara, Turkey
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A must see. You will never forget this area. Some can go even for taking great photographs. I have been there four times, and would go again and again.

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Make sure to get the Turkey museum pass if you'll be going to museums and historical sites around the country. This museum a 20 min walk from downtown and it's possible to see the museum on your own without a guide. Amazing caves with churches from back in the day. Highly recommended!

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

İt was great seeing how the ancient orthodox Christians lived their lives in seclusion in carved out volcanic rock. A massive monastery and mini city all in one. Easy to read signs and a easy route to follow through the area. We used our MUZE cards to enter the site.

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Squamish, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not to be missed. Arrive when it opens so you can park in the upper lot which is close to the entrance. Recommend hiring a guide who can be found near the entrance. Signage is minimal so a guide makes the tour that much better. Lots to see in a small area. Restaurant on site if you require refreshments and... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Goreme cave system is quite a fascinating place to visit. Its architecture, embedded into the soft rock is quite a site. Adding on the religious importance of the place it becomes a must-see while in Turkey's Cappadocia region. Its fairly well kept, little garbage and plastic strewn around which unfortunately is quite common in some sites in Turkey, makes... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Learned a lot about christianity through the mural painting. Was very interesting and enriching visit to the museum. One improvement perhaps only the cleanliness of WC.

Thank Iman S
Burgess Hill, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cappadocia Hot air Balloon 12 Birthday Celebration! A must place to visit & explore! The place has so much to offer as it's very rich in spectacular sceneries. It's a must that you have to ride in Hot Air Balloon as for us it's the highlights of the tour! We feel comfortable with dealing with people as they are very... More 

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New Hartford, New York
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We started our day here and it was a great start. Interesting and fun to explore. The frescoes were very interesting.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I put this on my list of things to do as it was highly recommended in some of the guides I read. It's basically a small area of caves that they've enclosed off and you wander around it in a circular manner popping in and out of each one. A couple of the church caves have some beautiful, colourful frescoes... More 

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Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

Another historic evidence which proofs , religious is the of one main reasons of wars between human beings . You need to visit this place to understand

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