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Goreme Open-Air Museum, Goreme

Categories: History Museums, Historic Sites, Museums, Tourist Spots
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4.3/5 based on 5,000+ reviews on the web
Step into the ancient dwellings and sanctuaries of Goreme Open-Air Museum, a World Heritage Site carved into Cappadocia stone and featuring historic Byzantine wall paintings. This outdoor museum consists of the remains of rock-cut churches, most of which date from the 10th, 11th, and 12th centuries. The site also has remnants of underground towns from the 4th century. Go on a walking tour of the valley's intriguing landscape to discover this stunning natural and man-made complex. Plaques along the way give you adequate information for exploring the area on your own. Don't forget to wear sensible shoes. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Goreme Open-Air Museum and many more Goreme attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Goreme vacation planner.
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  • Very nice!. Travel guides destinations very successful ride value especially when wishing to guzel of time ... then Carrie cif
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  • In this place you will see early Christianity period and experience how people lived at that times. Made up of fairy chimneys open air museum is absolutely unique, you won't regret visiting the museum...  read more »
  • It was nice to visit all the churches, witch are almost 1000 years old. You can feel a bit like people lived that time, when you stand in their kitchen or dining room. Entry is 30 lira, but if you wan...  read more »
  • Like: the landscape and amazed with the nature. Don't Like: The crowd Wishlist: wish to have free guided booklets/leaflets with Goreme map for tourists to have better understanding of the place.
  • Nothing special about it and quite busy. The staff were the rudest during my stay in Goreme. If you visit the different Valley or go for the "Green for" you'll visit better cave house. Also there is an extra 10tl for the dark church
  • It's a must! Cannot go to Cappadocia without visiting this place in order to live the experience of entering into chimneys. Makes you imagine how would it be to live inside caves.
  • we were not allowed to enter because he had backpacks with us. There were no possibilities to store the backpacks nor did they allow one person of us to wait with all the backpacks in the museum cafe right after the gate.
  • If you did all the hiking, you won't really see something new exept if you pay the extra 10 lira for the dark church. Also, there is another church outside off the museum which you have access with your ticket, there are no indications about it. If you don't have a lot of time in cappadocia its a good and short review of the place.
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