What a place I say !!!!! Ancient history that's what this place is all about with some breathtaking scenic views....must visit for sure.....lovely place
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The valley is interesting as a valley, it is a very nice walk, though the pigeon´s house are very high and small to see ... but it is ok to visit...
People dig small hole into the rocks for oigeons to nest their eggs. The would use those egg to make ink for religeous paintings in their monastery chapel and churches.
I ran from Goreme to Uchisar-castle and back via the Pigeon Valley. Beautiful trail and tunnels to run through. Ask the route before I left and could follow it easily.
Nice to stop and see for 5 minutes if it is on the way to your next destination unless you love pigeons.
it was nice to see from the balloon but the "hike" got a little old. our guide was very knowledgeable however so were we. so if you know anything about christian/biblical history consider this hike to be something that comes with the package
We made this rewarding and easy walk in May so there weren't many tourists. There are many little paths worth exploring. The valley has many sites, something different around every few bends. We went into some of the pigeon houses. Don't forget to take a...More