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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Great tour would do it again! The guide was terrific answering all my many questions. The van was comfortable and the caves were amazing. more »
Very interesting human history and civilization, the carved caves is a massive work of craftsmanship, cave dwellings everywhere in the area just walk around and enjoy the atmosphere. more »
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