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Address: Muze Yolu, Goreme, Turkey
Phone Number:
+90 444 6 893
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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One of the top attractions in the region, this outdoor museum contains the...

One of the top attractions in the region, this outdoor museum contains the remains of many churches carved into the famous Cappadocia stone. Of note are the many excellent frescoes that can be seen when exploring the various structures.

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Fantastic landscape and museum

A must see experience. It is fantastic to see how they were living in these old days. The buildings and the paintings and caves are very interesting. We can only recommend this... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A must see experience. It is fantastic to see how they were living in these old days. The buildings and the paintings and caves are very interesting. We can only recommend this museum.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This place has multiple fairy chimneys and caves; we visited the churches inside the caves; the paintings on the walls and ceilings are beautiful; some may have faded, but we can still see most of them.

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Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Awesome Place. Totally Nature and Historic. Need to do a lot of Walking Up hill and Down hill. Nice Scenery to Look at. Very worth of the visit due to its historic nature of this place. Not Friendly with Kids running around and Old people with problems walking. The place is Big. We went during december with Rain and Heavy... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice piece of history and sightseeing. Well maintained and easy to access. So beautiful with the white coat of winter. Allow at least an hour to see all parts.

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Kandy, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a museum filled with ancient caves and it has a history of religious revolution in turkey and most of the caves are believed to be house then turned cemetery. Place looks clean and well maintained. Gives a different experience

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an important site with many ancient Christian churches and art. It can be a little hazardous when the snow has not been cleared in winter.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There a few things you just have to do when visiting Cappadocia. Whilst doing the balloon rides to see the topography and fairy chimneys tends to be the highlight of any visit, one should not miss visiting the Goreme Open Air Museum to get an immersion in the Christian history of the area. The museum is built around what looks... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Entrance 30 tl adult. Kids under 7 are free of charge. Прекрасное место чтобы провести пол дня. С гидом особенно познавательно.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went with our guide who gave us some background then we spent time exploring ourself. The murals were terrific and the caves a revelation in internal design. We were enthralled. The scenery was a photographers delight. Thank goodness for digital technology. The ticket also included entrance to the chapel just outside and 50 metres down the hill. Make sure... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are interested in Christian history then this is a must-see.Its churches have fascinating paintings of religious figures the stories of the bible.

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