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Uchisar, Turkey
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Reviewed October 17, 2018

If you or your partner suffer from vertigo or have a fear of very early mornings, then this is the best way of viewing all of Cappadocia from an amazing position. From the distance, it appears to be a very long climb but not so....only...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Helenjen
Reviewed October 12, 2018

We visited the base of Uchisar Castle which is the highest point of Cappadocia. Unfortunately, we weren’t allowed to visit the castle because of the many pigeons who nest there and whose droppings are used as fertiliser. Not sure if one can get closer to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Donna_Elle
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

A must visit in the region although it's not very charming. It's an easy climb up. Top of the castle offers a great view. Cons: Binoculars on the top were broken. There were loose parts on the safety rails. It seemed to me there was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank seabirdbeachlover
Reviewed October 8, 2018

Worth a visit to see an old castle-bit steep for my parents who stayed at the bottom whilst i went up to the top with the wife-views are amazing at the top. Very intersting site to visit-lots of stalls-cafes etc around the castle to vist...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ben B
Reviewed October 5, 2018

When I first got there, I was gobsmacked and could not believe what I was standing in front of. I am more appreciative of the Romans for forcing people 5000 thousand years ago to underground or top of a mountain.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank erhancopur1
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

Our guide brought us here to see the main fairy chimney, and took us to a cave house which is furnished as it would have looked when inhabited. The owner had to relinquish ownership when it was deemed a natural park and he now rents...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank sonsonator
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

To be honest when u visit Cappadocia, there are only so many things to see This is one of them But u can’t climb up this site It was actually nice to sit and have a tea while admiring the site Again would be nice...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

The tag line says it all. Usual tourist stuff. There is a great cafe next to cafe that does Lemonata...

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank 895janinec
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

Lots of great places to stay in the area and highest elevation in Cappadocia so great spot to watch hot air balloons

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank kysiamusic
Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

The castle used for actual security in back days and inside is just like ant house 🏡 n bigger dimension. Going up is not easy have a comfy shoes on.

Date of experience: September 2018
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March 12, 2015|
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Response from WendyAlacati | Reviewed this property |
Uchisar and the castle. you may need a couple of hours, however it is a great place to have as a base to explore the whole region. We stayed at Ansia Hotel at the base of the castle, highly recommended and owner speaks... More
February 15, 2015|
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Response from Caroline A | Reviewed this property |
Accessible all day so far as I am aware