Buses and Minibuses in Cappadocia

In Cappadocia there are minibuses called Belediye Bus Corp, from the municipality (between € 0.80 and € 1.10 depending on your origin and destination), traveling between Urgup and Avanos through Ortahisar, the Open Air Museum of Göreme, Göreme Village and Cavusin; every two hours, between 8:00 and 18:00. If you ask for it, the bus can make a stop at Zelve. Generally … Read more

Nevsehir Airport

Situated in Tuzkoy,  the Nevsehir airport is located 30 kilometers northwest from the city with the same name (Nevsehir). There are daily flights from Istanbul with Turkish airlines en some charter airlines. It is open since 1998 and has a local and international terminal which both hosted 27832 passengers since 2006. From the airport … Read more

Hasandag Mountain

The Hasandag was another volcano that, together with the Erciyes, contributed to the formation of the peculiar landscape of Cappadocia. It is located 30 kilometers to the south of Aksaray. The Hasandag has 3268 meters, and was formed in the same geological period that Mount Erciyes. At the top there is a large crater showing its ancient volcanic activity. Access … Read more

About Nevsehir City

Formerly known as Muskara, is the capital of the province of Nevsehir, in the Central Anatolia region. Nevsehir was the birthplace of the so-called Tulip period of the Ottoman Empire’s Grand Vizier, Damat Ibrahim Pasa, who brought to his hometown many han’s (rest house), kitchens, hammams, madrasas and other buildings and centers that gave it a new life. … Read more

Zelve Cappadocia

The old Zelve, once one of the largest communities in the region, was a whole excavated village, a kind of honeycomb of small secular, religious and housing rooms. Here Christians and Muslims lived together in peace until 1924, when took place the population exchange with Greece. Subsequently, Muslims started moving as well, … Read more

Avanos Nevsehir City

Avanos is a town and district in the province of Nevsehir, famous for its pottery and carpets. It stretches along the banks of the Kizilirmak (Halys River), one of the longest rivers in Turkey, with about 1355 kilometers (842 miles). The Halys born at northeast of Central Anatolia and empties into the Black Sea. Its waters receive … Read more

Urgup Nevsehir City

Urgup is a village and district in the province of Nevsehir, very close to Goreme. It is known for its nightlife and its tourist options. Urgup has traditionally been the tourist center of the Cappadocia region, although today Goreme has also gained prominence in this regard. In Urgup’s downtown fine old houses carved in the rocks remain, legitimate Cappadocian’s style. in Urgup clings to … Read more

Goreme Nevsehir City

It spreads between the so-called “fairy chimneys“. It is a charming little village in Cappadocia, belonging to the province of Nevsehir and with a population of about 2500 inhabitants. The Göreme National Park was added to the World Heritage List of UNESCO in 1985. The first findings about settlements in Goreme date back to Roman times. Christianity was … Read more

Uchisar Nevsehir

Uchisar citadel, excavated in the rock, is the highest point in Cappadocia, visible from other cities in the region like Avanos and Urgup. Uchisar has numerous hotels, hostels, rentals and rooming houses, some of them with carved rooms. It is a charming village near the ancient fortress and has one of the most spectacular landscapes of Cappadocia. In … Read more

Private Museum of Art and History

It is located in a mansion of 150 years, in Mustafapasa (Sinasos), 5 kilometers from Urgup. It is the first of the “handmade museums for kids (handmade baby)” in Turkey and it displays more than 2000 crafts. The handmade collection for children begins historically with legends and sagas and it extended to the Republican era. In the museum … Read more

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