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Reviewed 13 July 2018

Maybe because it wasn't as busy, but this was our favorite spot in Cappadocia. It's so fun hopping in and out of the rooms. We had a blast wandering around.

Thank ryannlamphere
Reviewed 4 July 2018

visited on a guided tour and only gave us 20 min to visit which was far too short, from the outside like so many rock carved sites you cant begin to imagine what likes behind the little windows and small doors. the main attractions are...More

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Reviewed 2 June 2018

The hillock consist of many rock cut caves used by early Christians as monasteries. It is a good climb over the rocks to reach each cave. There is no proper path and you need to be reasonably fit to climb. Some caves were used as...More

Thank Sumithran
Reviewed 22 May 2018

It was one of the best and most interesting visiting points during our visit of Cappadocia. As usual in Cappadocia you must be for enough. Nice view to the area and great example for so ancient monastery

Thank GintaP6
Reviewed 20 May 2018

it was the final stop after a long day and I was tired to claim up, but my husband insisted so I went and I was glad that I did, the claim up can look exhausting from the first sight but as you go up...More

Thank mafazalhujairy
Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

The place itself is rather marvelous; would advise visitors to wear suitable footwear for walking on / climbing up sandy terrain. Not advisable for those cannot manage narrow slippery slopes. View from the top is nice.

Thank Banu3009
Reviewed 16 March 2018

Interesting to know how they lived and all the constructions. Very curious to understand how everything was used for

Thank Mariana S
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

The Selime Monastery is absolutely amazing. You should be in a good physical condition because a lot of climbing and walking uphill is required in order to see all the caves. Selime was home to many civilization for example Hittite, Persian, Roman and Byzantine civilizations...More

Thank AnBe1986
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

One of many monasteries around Cappadocia, but well worth a visit since it well preserved. Easy walk up and around, good views from the top.

Thank Mr_Nobody_1979
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

During our guide tour we visited also the Selime Monastery. This was very exciting place with many rooms and included the main church area. All please still in very good conditions. You can see hundreds of visitors claiming to reach the top.. we spent about...More

Thank Kamal A
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