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Goreme Acikhava Muzesi

Muze Yolu, Goreme, Turkey
+90 384 213 42 60
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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.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“dark church” (381 reviews)
“open air museum” (447 reviews)
“audio guide” (133 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Muze Yolu, Goreme, Turkey
+90 384 213 42 60
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must see visit in anyone travelling in Cappadocia. This was the religious center of the christians living the early days of christianity. St Vasilios the Great was a bishop here and organized the whole place. It has many churched carved in the caves and...More

Thank Harry A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A place full of heritage and history. We had a private tour guide. So it was easy to understand what is what and the stories behind it. Just make sure you have enough water with you to hydrate. There's a provision shop near to the...More

Thank Firdaus A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the most extraordinary experience un my life I flew on a ballon at 4 am and it was great The Views from the top were amaizing The sunrise was Wonderful It took about an hour Its very organized and safe i recomend you...More

Thank jaime daniel P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place to Must visit! Experience the place where people used to leave in long time ago. The View is exactly the scene of Star wars 꼭 방문해야 할곳, 스타워즈 영화장면을 연상시키는 곳

Thank orimyo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best tourist attraction in the region. Preserved and maintained well. Hundreds of visitors every day. A natural museum with caves and skeletons scattered believed to be in 4th century.

Thank Abu_Firas_11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

great activity with kids. Go early in the morning, targeting to reach by 9 max. Else it gets crowded. Many churches to view. Try to get hold of museum card which gives access to other museums and places in the region. Unfortunately was not available...More

Thank Waqar S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were very lucky to have a lovely and knowledgable guide with us. The place is large and the walking is hilly, with some stairs. Doable, but with mobility issues, I was done by the end. The dark church iconography is fascinating, but no pictures...More

Thank Sandy D
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

This is a must visit place when you visit Goreme the century old heritage and architecture mesmerises you and it is a fun hike. Hiring a guide to get the most out of your visit

Thank Sohaib A
Reviewed 13 July 2017

it is ideal to visit early hours of the day because it gets warmer later. you go in and out of the caves to cool. lots of ancient cave to see and know how people lived.

Thank Altinersan_com
Reviewed 13 July 2017

The area is so peacefull and tranquil, it almost takes you back to another time limit. Looking ahead to no boundaries, just open vallies and beautiful rock formation makes you feel you are in another planet. Not populated by advanced citices and humans it is...More

Thank Ahmet S
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21 March 2017|
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Response from RoseliHong | Reviewed this property |
Goreme is perfect if you like adventures. You can visit the sights on foot. You will walk a lot if you want. The terrain is quite rustic and radical. Some steep climbs to access strategic locations. But all access is... More
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Response from Adriana P | Reviewed this property |
no recuerdo precios ya que adquirimos un tour y estaba incluidas las entradas a los museos, pero por lo general no son demasiados altos los valores
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9 November 2015|
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Response from 600Janelle | Reviewed this property |
No, not in the centre of town but a pleasant walk of about 10 minutes. Wonderful place to walk around and worth paying a little extra to see the Dark Church. A very beautiful place and do not miss it