When in Ihlara Vadisi, you have nature and history together. Take a peaceful walk along the river, under the trees. Then climb up to see the historical churches.
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A green and beautiful oasis in the middle of the thursty plains of Anatolia. On the hills of the valley there are ancient churches and houses. If you visit Cappadocia, its the first place you 'must' see. If you enter from this entrance, you should...More
We stayed in Guzelyurt for 1 night and went to Ihlara Gorge the following morning before we went to Cappadocia. We did a very short version of the hike, but was totally worth it! And the best part is to have a hot apple tea...More
This valley is actually a canyon with amazing view. One can visit some cave churches but the best part is actually the pleasant walk in the canyon, along the river. You can stop for a soft drink or to grab a bite in the restaurants...More
Ihlara Valley is about an hour away by car from Goreme, Cappadocia. The canyon is made of the same soft volcanic rock found throughout the region and is home to a number of early Christian churches carved into the tall walls. The valley sides are...More
It is very pleasant to walk through the Ihlara Valley, a Turkish version of "Grand Canyon". When you hike down to the Melendiz river there is a breath taking view coupled with soothing sound of the rushing water. A perfect setting to just close your...More
First time back in 25 years, it has been upgraded a lot since then. You can walk all or parts of the valley. There are rock churches you can visit, the church of St George is a bit of a climb, there are some facilities...More