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Ihlara Valley

Guzelyurt 68500, Turkey
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“grand canyon” (14 reviews)
“cave churches” (26 reviews)
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Guzelyurt 68500, Turkey
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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.

Thank sebnemsukan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank Elendar I
Reviewed 11 July 2017

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

Thank Anesta D
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

This valley unforgettable, since you stated your first step from top to downstairs you feel the test of old time.

Thank Issam M
Reviewed 18 June 2017

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

Thank InaTatiana
Reviewed 10 June 2017

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

Thank sevim s
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Breathtaking views... Strongly recommend this place for visiting! It's very easy to walk through canyon.

Thank OksanaLv
Reviewed 31 May 2017

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

Thank Richa P
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Its along walk for about 3 kilometres with beautiful views of the canyon along side a river. A nature driven site.

Thank Jam0470
Reviewed 27 May 2017

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

Thank Rodman100
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Response from Mona A | Reviewed this property |
if you keep in mind to go slowly ... yes no prams for sure ... keep in mind that at some points it might get a bit too much for kids this age ..but lots of places to take a break in.. proper footwear NO FLATS .. ... Your... More