CAPPADOCIA OPEN AIR MUSEUM

HISTORICAL HERITAGE FROM THE ANTIQUE ERA

Cappadocia has so many historical heritage from Hittite, Roman, Seljukid and Ottoman Empire. Cappadocia means “land of beautiful horses” in Persian language.

How can you reach Cappadocia?

You may prefer airline from Istanbul to Kayseri or Nevşehir. After the flight, you can travel through an agency or call a taxi. You can also rent a car for 3 days.

You can visit museums, valleys, fairy chimneys, underground cities and towns of Cappadocia almost in 3 days. If you want to be more flexible in Cappadocia you should wear casual clothes. You should also carry a hat, some water, sun cream and a backpack. It is very hot in summer.

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Balloons in Cappadocia

If you want to have a sight over Cappadocia by balloon, you should get up at 4:00 o’clock.If you want to watch balloons you should be at the roof of a hotel at about 6:00 o’clock.

Balloon tour costs at least € 100 per person. It is an exciting travel because one enjoys the bird’s eye view of the area. Therefore, it is worth experiencing it. You will watch Cappadocia in a few hours through a balloon .

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What can you do in Cappadocia ?

Staying in one of cave hotels or mansions is highly exotic. If you want to stay in a hotel, you may prefer cave hotels of Avanos, Ürgüp or Göreme.

People of Cappadocia have grape fields and they weave carpets. Earthenware pot is still important for the local people. You may also eat food cooked in these pots.

Furthermore, “Rough Guides” publishing house did a list. And they wanted guides from all over the world to select 25 Spectacular Wonders of the World. According to the questionaire, Cappadocia became the 5th item in the list.

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