The mysterious open-air sculpture of Cappadocia carved by Mother Nature has persuaded thousands of tourists to visit the place every year. Offering a wide range of tourist attractions, the city is home to beautiful...
The mysterious open-air sculpture of Cappadocia carved by Mother Nature has persuaded thousands of tourists to visit the place every year. Offering a wide range of tourist attractions, the city is home to beautiful cave churches, underground cities, valleys, chimneys and other such natural sites. Furthermore, hiking in the valleys and hot air ballooning are other things that tourists can indulge in Cappadocia.
Housing a number of villages and smaller towns, the city of Cappadocia hosts many landmarks and historical sites in different regions. The most popular sights within the city include Goreme Open Air Museum, Uchisar Castle and Gumusler Monastery. The underground cities of Kaymakli and Derinkuyu are popular excursion destinations.
In addition, Ihlara Valley, Pigeon Valley and Soganli Valley are among the famous natural landscapes that are ideal for activities like hiking, horse-back riding and quad biking. However, hot-air ballooning is the most popular activity of this region, attracting maximum number of tourists. Besides, the outdoor activities and cultural events or festivals hosted in the city also keep tourists busy during their stay in Cappadocia.
Shopping centres in Cappadocia, particularly those in Avanos, also draw large number of tourists from all across the globe. Pots, hand-knitted garments, carpets and kilims, are the most popular things available in this region.
The restaurants and bars available around the city are perfect for tasting the flavours of authentic Turkish cuisine as well as other international dishes.
Apart from these, the Turkish bath or Hamam is also popular, which is perfect for relaxing after a long and tiring day.
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