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The most beautiful places of Cappadocia

The best of Cappadocia

Petr Liška
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The most beautiful places of Cappadocia
Inserted: 16.02.2022
Author: Petr Liška © gigaplaces.com
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Cappadocia is definitely one of the most beautiful and interesting areas in all of Turkey. Here you will find thousands of rock towers created by the erosion of volcanic material. In addition, several volcanoes and especially traces of early Christianity in the form of a number of churches with beautiful frescoes mined in the rock massifs. Let's take a look at the most interesting places in Cappadocia

1.
Valley of Love (Baglidere vadi)

Valley with unique rock formations

Altitude: 1 094 m / 3 589 ft

To the northwest of Göreme is perhaps the most interesting valley in Cappadocia – Love Valley. The local rock… continue reading

2.
Rose Valley (Güllüdere vadi)

The most beautiful valley of Cappadocia

Altitude: 1 114 m / 3 655 ft

The Pink Valley is one of the most beautiful places in Cappadocia. You will find it about halfway between… continue reading

3.
Ihlara Canyon

The most famous canyon in Cappadocia

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| Altitude: 1 211 m / 3 973 ft

In Cappadocia you will find not only beautiful rock formations, but also one very nice canyon – Ihlar. A… continue reading

4.
Uchisar Rock Castle

The highest tuff hill in Cappadocia

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| Altitude: 1 343 m / 4 406 ft

One of the biggest landmarks of Cappadocia is the rock castle Uchisar. It is the highest tuff hill in the… continue reading

5.
Dusk over GÖREME

Cappadocia center

Altitude: 1 104 m / 3 622 ft

The last rays of the setting sun over the city mysteriously complemented the melodies from the local Islamic… continue reading

6.
Volcano Erciyes Dagi

The highest mountain in Central Anatolia

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| Altitude: 3 917 m / 12 851 ft

Almost exactly in the center of Turkey rises over the great city of Kayseri a massive, almost five thousand… continue reading

7.
Selime

Village near the canyon and Table Mountain

Altitude: 1 170 m / 3 839 ft

Selime is a village located by the river Melendiz directly below Table Mountain with a number of carved rock… continue reading

8.
Hasan Dagi

Volcano in central Anatolia

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| Altitude: 3 268 m / 10 722 ft

Hasan Dagi volcano (3,268 meters above sea level) is the second highest mountain in central Anatolia (after… continue reading

9.
The underground city of Derinkuyu

A unique monument in Cappadocia

Altitude: 1 352 m / 4 436 ft

In Cappadocia you will come across several huge underground cities, found in modern times mostly by accident.… continue reading

10.
View of the city

A picturesque town in Cappadocia

Altitude: 1 017 m / 3 337 ft

The ancient „castle“ above the city can be reached by a few steps between the streets of the town. At the top… continue reading

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