We pick you up from the hotel. Then, start to Cappadocia Day Tour. Your guide will be introducing you the highlights of Cappadocia such as;
Derinkuyu Underground City; it is said that the underground cities were first carved by the Hittites in Cappadocia. The Byzantians formed and shaped them after the Christianity arrived in Cappacocia. Around 20,000 people could fit in these multi level underground cities. The shelters, vantilation, storages, stalls, kithens and chapels can be seen.
Ihlara Valley; the valley has many rock cut dwellings and the churches make it a different destination. According to historians; Ihlara Valleys is the first settlement of the christians in Cappadocia who escaped from roman soldiers. The river was a source of life of those people in the ancient times. Ihlara valley has some churches such as; Sümbüllü Church, Kokar Church, Karagedik Church etc…
Belisırma; a Roman village located in the middle of Ihlara Valley and near river Melendiz. The Romans named here as “peristirema” which means “beautiful landscape”. Although It’s unknown when the village was founded, the ancient dwellings and churches still exist and can be visited.
Selime; undoubtedly, Selime Monastery surprises you that how far those ancient people were good at carving. The monastery is a cathedral size of rock carving dwellings and chapels. The murals were painted by the first christians of Cappadocia.
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