Cappadocia Cave Dwellings, Urgup

4.8
At Cappadocia Cave Dwellings, explore the ancient underground settlements hewn into the soft rocky landscape once used by early Christians to hide from Roman persecutors. This chamber and tunnel complex features networks of living quarters, stables, storehouses, and places of worship. Some of the villages and towns have up to eight storeys concealed underground. See the well-preserved examples of Byzantine frescoes in cave chapels dug by Christian monks in the 7th century. Spend a night in one of the cave hotels in a nearby village to help get an appreciationĀ for this type of residence. Arrange to visit Cappadocia Cave Dwellings and other attractions in Urgup using our Urgup trip maker.
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  • This was the place of worship and living of Christian monks back in the 11th century. The area has a number of Rick cut churches, some of them at two levels. Each church has frescos, some of them are....  more »
  • Generally, Turkish hospitality is commendable and appreciated even in the very basic cafeteria. They are kind and welcoming. CCR is second most expensive in Capadocia But here, we had 3 rooms...  more »
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