Month: July 2012

Ihlara Valley

The Ihlara valley, which completes the Cappadocian sights and tours, differs from Göreme and the So?anl? valleys. For thousands of years, the torrential waters flowing from the Hasanda? volcano …

Nigde

Ni?de is a town (pop. 337.931) in the southern part of Cappadocia, and the town went into a decline. Today, the main places of interest res to the west …

Zelve

Turning right on the road to Avanos from Göreme one reaches the ruins of Zelve after a drive of 3 km. through a valley filled with fairy chimneys of …

Cavusin

When you go 3-4 kms. on the Nevsehir-Urgup road after you go 10 kms. on the Ughisar road on the left, you get to the Cavusin village. This village …

Uchisar

Uçhisar is a small town (pop. 3500) near the Nev?ehir-Ürgüp highway (1 km) and is almost halfway between these two towns. Originally the houses were built around the citadel, …

Ortahisar

Ortahisar is a pretty township of Ürgüp, situated one km. to the south of the Nev?ehir-Kayseri highway. Its main attraction is a mar¬vellous fort, similar to the one in …