Archive for the 'Cappadocia' Category

Göreme National Park and the Rock Site of Cappadocia

Friday, March 9th, 2018

Cappadocia Baloon   Date of Inscription to the World Heritage List: 6.12.1985 List Reference: 357 Criteria:Natural/ Cultural   DESIGNED BY NATURE: CAPPADOCIA Cappadocia, which was inscribed to the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1985 on natural and cultural criteria, Is situated at a distance of 14 km from Nevsehir, and it covers a 40 square […]

Antique Cities

Thursday, October 8th, 2015

Home to the world’s earliest settlements and numerous civilizations ranging from the tiniest of communities to the greatest of empires, Anatolia invites you to discover its ancient cities. Aphrodisias With a history dating back to 5000 BC, the ancient city of Aphrodisias was established during the Greek and Roman times and is one of the […]


Friday, October 2nd, 2015

 Cappadocia Cappadocia: the site of nature’s wonderful formations, a central Anatolian and world heritage with a history dating back to 3000 B.C This awesome geography where history and nature intertwines has been host to many civilizations throughout the centuries.  The unique volcanic landscape of the region took shape as a result of the erosion of […]

Ortahisar / Cappadocia

Thursday, March 20th, 2014

Located one km south off the Nevşehir – Urgup road, Ortahisar is a small town under the administration of  Urgup. The most interesting feature of the town is its rock citadel similar to the one in Uchisar. The citadel was also used as a shelter during the times of Christians. It is possible to see […]

Goreme / Cappadocia

Thursday, March 20th, 2014

The formation of famous Cappadocia fairy chimneys have lasted millions of years. Erciyes, Hasan and Melendiz mountains which had been active volcanoes thousands of year ago, have deposited an amazing tuff bed with their spraying ash and lava. In a similar way, within thousands of years, rain, snow and wind have caused erosions and mechanical […]

Museums in Turkey

Monday, January 28th, 2013

Turkey, which honors the many civilizations, has a value of museums and ruins. Do not forget that the Hittites, movement, Urartians in Anatolia and lived the principles and applications made under the Hellenistic civilization western Anatolia. Turkey is the country where the Byzantines, the legacy of this culture. Finally, Turkey, the rule about the millennium […]

Ihlara valley

Saturday, January 26th, 2013

Ihlara is reached by taking the left turn at the 58th km of Nevsehir-Ankara road and then driving on for another 40 km. It is possible to take a short-cut from Derinkuyu. This 40 km road directly takes you to Ihlara. The valley of Ihlara attracts thousands of visitors today with its 150 m deep […]

Avanos Cappadocia

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

The town of Avanos is located 15 km from Nevşehir. It is not known when the town was first founded. A Seljuk tribe, under the command of Evronos Bey, settled to the south of Ziyaret Mountain migrating from the east to the west. The town was within the territory of this tribe and was named […]

Zelve Open Air Museum Goreme Cappadocia

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

Turning right at the 3rd km of the Goreme – Avanos road, driving by some interesting fairy chimneys one reaches another place of interest in the area, the old Zelve village. Some of the most beautiful and exotic fairy chimneys of Cappadocia region can be seen here, especially in the Pasabag area. The fairy chimneys […]