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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Beautiful peace of nature, it was a part of Green tour, highly recommended for walking... It started With entrance in a valley and going downstairs abour 400 stairs.It contents important churches. Also at the end of walking About 3 kl are awesome taverns and suvenir...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 260keirak
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was here part of the green tour. We trekked around 3 km and it was indeed scenic. There is a cafe in the center where you get refuel yourself. Please wear proper footwear and wear appropriate as it can be chilly during the winters....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AakilaAyman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The walk across the valley was beautiful, which took us about an hour. If you are in Cappadocia, this is a must.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

The best place to see in Turkey, you can see the prayer rooms of First Christians, how simple life thet lead in the way of God. Later churches build by Byzantines you can see the strong effects of pagan beliefs in later Christianity. These are...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank zulay2018
Reviewed 26 October 2018

not too far from tourists infested Goreme lies the Ihlara valley which offers most of the same attractions- cave churches and monasteries, fading frescoes, troglodyte villages, fairy chimneys- but with just a fraction of the visitors and infrastructure. the valley is a green canyon with...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank wonderingcorse
Reviewed 21 October 2018

It’s a beautiful place, on the way visit Selime Monastry,the underground city ..make sure you go all the way down to the bottom amazing place. The best company to book with is Stoneland ..the guy is so fair ..we booked a trip and my friend...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

A beautiful walking trail amongst verdant vegetation in a deep valley. It is long...many km, but there are resting points and restaurants along the way. You can sit on the river in little pergolas and enjoy your meal right on the river, with your feet...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 839SaraH839
Reviewed 24 September 2018

When you arrive to canyon you need to get down by a very long and steep staircase. If you are young and healthy it's ok but children and old people can have some difficulties because the way back up will be much worse. When you...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Natalia P
Reviewed 25 August 2018

The walk is easy but there are few signpost. It can be improved. Some churches are not easily spotted. No map at the entrance.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Scrat59
Reviewed 6 July 2018

We walk here regularly at different times of year. Start early in the day to avoid the crowds and enjoy the peacefulness and wildlife. I would only say to avoid the hottest months and to carry plenty of water in the summer.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Vipada K
26 April 2018|
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Response from Baloch45 | Reviewed this property |
Vipada .... I think not, because public transport is not available in Cappadocia region as such. You however can get a Taxi 🚕. Normally as part of any tour you’ll be able to do 4 Kms of patch only. If you want to do the... More
Sarah E
27 August 2017|
Response from Rodman100 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the walk finishes in different locations, about 5 to 6 k's
15 April 2017|
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Response from monaamj | Reviewed this property |
if you keep in mind to go slowly ... yes no prams for sure ... keep in mind that at some points it might get a bit too much for kids this age ..but lots of places to take a break in.. proper footwear NO FLATS .. ... Your... More