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Etiket Arşivi: cappadocia

Abandoned Town : Göre

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After 4 km.,when you are going to Niğde from Nevşehir , you will see the Göre town that lean on a big rock on the right.If you have enough time to permit the entry into the town, you immediately start to climb the hill to the right.Before climbing, look at ruined houses from the roadside.You will watch the homes that ... Devamını Oku »

The Pancarlık Church

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Pancarlık valley lies to the south of Ortahisar, and to the right of the road leading from Ürgüp to Mustafapaşa. The chuch has one nave, one apse and a flat ceiling. The frescoes in this church are well preserved, and most of them are painted on a green background. At first glance it appears that two different artists were responsible ... Devamını Oku »

Göreme Open Air Museum

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By the end of the 2nd century a large Christian community had formed in Cappadocia.  It is known that there were two bishoprics at that time; one in Kayseri, which, for a long time, continued to be a Christian centre in the region and the other in Malatya. In the 3rd century, priests with good character changed the region into ... Devamını Oku »

Hacıbektaş

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This town gets its name from Haci Bektaş-i Veli, who was born in the 13th century in Khorassan, on the border with modern day Iran. Haci Bektaş recieved his earliest education from Ahmet Yesevi, a leaned thinker of that time. Hacı Bektaş followed the Turkish migration routes from East to West, to arrive in Anatolia where he settled in Hacimköy ... Devamını Oku »

Nevşehir

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Nevşehir’s ancient name was “Nyssa”, but in the Ottoman period it was renamed “Muşkara”. The son in law of Sultan Ahmet III. the Ottoman Grand Vizier Ibrahim Paşa was born in Nevşehir and therefore took a great interest in its consruction. The small town, once under the administration of Ürgüp, was transformed with the building of mosques, fountains, schools, soup ... Devamını Oku »

Kayseri, the former capital

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The name of Caesarea was given to the city under the reign of Tiberius (14 – 37) in memory of the great Roman emperor. But the city, birthplace of Saint Basil (330 – 379), has changed its name several times in the course of its troubled past. Strabon was the first to mention the city, called Mazaca at the time. ... Devamını Oku »

Soğanlı, the valley of tulips

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Soğanlı harbors churches in their most beautiful natural environment. The village, hidden in the middle of poplar trees, has kept all its authenticity. «In this solitary valley so capriciously decorated by nature, the imagination can wander and populate it and make these strange and silent rocks come alive. Certain of these peaks resemble women with Bressan hats. Other rocks look ... Devamını Oku »

Güzelyurt, the beautiful country

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Like Sinassos, Gelveri changed its name to Güzelyurt, «the beautiful country», when the exchange of populations took place. Formerly known as Karbala, near which Gregory of Naziance was born around 330, this large village is situated in the heart of an agricultural region and serves as an ideal point of departure for visiting the Ihlara valley. Several of the old ... Devamını Oku »

Practical Cappadocia

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Where to find information before leaving Tourist office in France : 102, avenue des Champs Elysees, 75008 Paris. Tourist office in Switzerland : 82, Talstrasse, 8001 Zurich. Tourist office in Belgium: at the embassy, rue Montoyer, 4B, 1000 Brussels. For all other countries, request information from the embassies. Where to find information on the spot Most cities in Cappadocia have ... Devamını Oku »

A Dream : Cappadocia

Do you want to see Cappadocia ? Okay ! You came right place. Now i’ll show you a Quick Cappadocia Video Tour. Now watch the video below. And share your feelings with us. I hope after you’ll see video, you’ll want to visit Cappadocia. Devamını Oku »