Cappadocia in Turkey is famed for its view from Hot Air Balloons. They have many more places to visit and do apart from Hot Air Balloons and it is known for its rock formations, breath-taking valleys and amazing views. It is one of the historical regions in Central Anatolia which is visited by lakhs of tourists every year. Here are some of the places to visit in Cappadocia
Goreme and Zelve Open Air MuseumOne of the best places to visit in Cappadocia are the open-air museums of Goreme and Zelve. The Goreme Open Air Museum has vast monolithic complex and monasteries placed side-to-side with its church and Zelve Open Air Museum is the place which has amazing cave town, cave dwellings where you can enjoy your visit with knowing the history of Central Anatolia. In addition to that Goreme Open Air Museum is one of the UNESCO World Heritage Site which one needs to visit.
Kaymakli Underground CityBuilt under the hill called Citadel Of Kaymakli, this Underground City of Kaymakli ones housed residents where they have dug deep into the hill and it has hundreds of houses and this city consists of 8 storeys but only 4 storeys can be visited by tourists now. The Kaymakli Underground city was opened to visitors since 1964 and this location should not be missed by visitors who visit Turkey.
Pasabag is a beautiful valley that is located on the road of Zelve which is the destination that should not be missed. It is located in the middle of the vineyard and this is where you can witness remarkable earth pillars. It is located towards the road of Zelve and when you visit Zelve Open Air Museum take a short break and visit Pasabag.
Red Rose ValleyAnother gem of valleys of Cappadocia is a Red Rose Valley that lies between Goreme and CavusinThe valley is layered with arched rocks in different hues of pink, yellow and orange cliffs which are formed by volcanic eruption and wind and water erosion. This valley is famous for adventure hikers and trekkers.
Derinkuyu Underground City
One of the gems of Cappadocia is Derinkuyu Underground City. It is known to be one of the deepest shelters which the Christians used to hide from the attacks. The caves here are narrow and you can explore the place easily as this is not known to many tourists.