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Zelve Open Air Museum

Zelve Yolu, Nevsehir, Turkey
+90 533 660 40 01
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Zelve Yolu, Nevsehir, Turkey
+90 533 660 40 01
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is one of the best sites in cappadocia to see different shapes of rock formations, fairy chimney hats!

Thank Atil U
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I absolutely loved Zelve and enjoyed it more than Goreme National Park. We were lucky enough to be one of the very few people there and were able go really enjoy the history behind it and the peacefulness it offered.

Thank sanamakhtar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is worth a lot of effort to get here. And if you do get here, this is a wonderful experience to see. A guide is very helpful; but just as helpful is to Google and read a little about the churches here, and even...More

Thank george60898
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Cappadocia/Kapadokya_the land of beautiful horses in hittite language is a land of Anatolia region, just in the midlle of Turkey! The Hittite people was the first who lived on that land, after the Phoenicians, the Persians, the Romans, the Greeks, the Turks and the last...More

Thank claudiacarausu
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

We know so little about early Christian history. This Is the place to see where religion started in second century and how people lived here. Need about an hour to walk areound.

Thank Vlado Z
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Has many refectory monastries, each associated with a (rock-cut) church, dating back from the 10th, 11th and 12th centuries. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Thank Lynn Z
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Ancient Christian civilization. Open air museum with TL 30 entrance fees. Long walk so be prepared for that. Many stairs to the caves, kitchens, winery and churches. Great view from the top

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Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Beautiful landscapes with caves and ancient churches. Highlights of the place are Column Church (Direkli Church) and 30 meters tunnel. 30 metres tunnel is open until 4pm. Delve Open Air Museum - entrance costs 10 TL, parking 3TL, ice cream 4TL. Hiking is comfortable, suitable...More

Thank Vlad S
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Initially we were on our way to Devrent Valley to see the rock formation shapes and stopped to just to see what there was. It is beautiful, there is a lovely paved walkway around and it clearly tells you how far each of the walks...More

Thank SueKyrenia T
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Consists of 3 phases and it is so big that we couldn't see all of it as we arrived late. A complete big city in which people lived hundreds of years ago. The houses in the caves, public areas, dining rooms, the churches are splendid....More

Thank Sebat J
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