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Uchisar Castle, Uchisar

Categories: Caves, Castles, Nature & Parks, Tourist Spots
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The natural rock citadel of Uchisar Castle offers a panoramic view over the surrounding landscape of valleys, mountains, and towns. The tallest fairy chimney in Cappadocia is carved with numerous rooms, tunnels, stairs, rock tombs, and a large water cistern. Notice the millstone doors at the entrances of the rooms, which used to control access to the castle. Today most of the rooms on the north side serve as pigeon houses. Note the simple Byzantine graves on top of the castle, which have been weathered and ransacked. Local women selling traditional souvenirs typically line the road that leads to the castle. Put Uchisar Castle and other Uchisar attractions into our Uchisar tour planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Very nice views of the Castle. You can reach the stairs to the top. for families with small children can be a bit challenging but you will forget all your weariness at the Summit. Well maintained clean place. Log 7 tl. The Museum card is not valid. Parking is the 2.5 tl. The Summit of the Citadel with remains of the old castle around the burial rates where you can get gift items available.
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  • Uçhisar is located at the highest point in Cappadocia, and the upper part of the Uçhisar Castle, offers a breathtaking panorama. Rooms carved into the rock that are interconnected with ladders, tunnels and passages. In the entries of the rooms, there are doors millstone, as well as the of the underground colonies, which is used to control access to these places. Due to erosion in places of this multi-tiered Castle, you can not access to all rooms. Most of the rooms, located on the north side of the Castle are used as houses of the pigeons (palomares) today. Farmers use these palomares cave to collect pigeon droppings, which is an excellent natural fertilizer for the orchards and vineyards there are many churches carved into the rock not only on the outskirts of the Castle, but also in its interior. The Byzantine simple tombs, in the upper part of the Castle are very interesting,
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  • All that's missing is the lack of night lighting. General photo looks dark. But you can get Great Hill squares
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  • Amazing view from the top of Uçhisar Castle! Skip the balloon ride and just come here.
  • Worth visiting, nice views around the area. A lot of carved rooms beside the walking path to the top
  • Interesting castle on a karstic hill, very picturesque. Birdseye view of the town. The castle is also good photographic opportunity from a distance.
  • See all around the cappadocia from the top
  • Very unique castle stand on the highest place in the area. A must visit place.
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