Cappadocia Cave Dwellings, Urgup

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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 appreciation 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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  • Nightmare klaustrofoba. Narrow tunnels with small stone bags similar to each other. The size of the premises is such that you can make a photo with outstretched hands, and then if not stalled altogether another dozen people. Almost anywhere you want to go in a crouched position-anyway, if you're not the Hobbit. Entertainment is close to zero. But time spent in General is not sorry when it's on the tour comes complete with a bunch of the rest. Next to this place I really liked souvenir shops-perhaps the most interesting selection of inexpensive souvenirs for all the way was here. And here is carved "Cave of pumice (or what) on were two times cheaper.
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  • Even if a few days be seen necessarily-and where it should live. There is much to see. "see" download big meanings to the word! Magical, stunning ... Sunrise and sunset surprises in the different light images and silhouettes. It's just that I can't accept a description of the physical events the mystical geography ...
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  • A separate beautiful everywhere completely charming region, locals are very friendly things to do in 2 days 1 day too much so I do not 4-5 day down planning.
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Ürgüp serves as a well-rounded alternative for a place to stay when visiting the neighboring rock sites of Cappadocia. Unlike other towns, Ürgüp offers upscale hotels housed in traditional old mansions formerly owned by prominent local families. There are no hostels here, but you'll find guest lodging created from converted old houses as well, which are often just as affordable. Ürgüp also boasts a thriving nightlife, something that's missing from other surrounding villages.
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