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Gaziemir Underground City

Guzelyurt, Turkey
+90 554 541 14 01
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Not for the faint-hearted or very very tall persons

This place was used as temporary accommodation for the persons in this area during periods of... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2018
Banu3009
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Singapore, Singapore
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Part of "Green" Tour.

My wife and I loved Cappadocia. This was one of the highlights as well as balloon trip. Took both... read more

Reviewed 3 February 2018
David S
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25 Apr 2018
“Not for the faint-hearted or very very tall persons”
2 Feb 2018
“Part of "Green" Tour.”
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Guzelyurt, Turkey
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+90 554 541 14 01
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Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

This place was used as temporary accommodation for the persons in this area during periods of invasion. The planning of the layout for the place to accommodate many people and animals many many centuries ago is truly marvelous. Some parts are tunnel-like and very very...More

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Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

My wife and I loved Cappadocia. This was one of the highlights as well as balloon trip. Took both tours ready available . Guides were great. Lots of walking. Was not clostraphobic.

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Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Came as part of a "Green Tour". If one have walked a few man-made tunnel-systems before in ones life, these are not really that spectacular. However, the story behind them - the conflict and horror one can imagine behind the motivation of making these labyrinths,...More

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Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

This underground city was discovered in 2006. The city is just under the village and has a different side compared to other cities. It is city but also caravanserai (inn with a large courtyard) there is a wine factory!! and small church. This is not...More

Thank Esengul
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

This underground city felt like you were in another world. The whole living areas were carved out of the rock so many levels, only four open to the public at the moment. It gives you insight into how these people lived underground. We loved all...More

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Reviewed 8 September 2015 via mobile

One of those places where you could spend a whole afternoon or day even if you're interested in history. But only if you are not afraid and kind of the exploring type. Don't expect that it will be like in many other places in Western...More

1  Thank Jaap S
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Reviewed 27 July 2015

they say that this historical place belong byzantium term even some says hitite term.but i belive that i was made in zarrastorian era. it has an entrance hall built with stone and it is 10 m in length. This hall is built with overlap technigue...More

1  Thank amirhossein f
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Reviewed 26 January 2015

interesting place . different than other underground cities because it is not a underground cities. more than underground city. there are wine factory and camel staying place.

Thank cappadociaihlara
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Reviewed 3 November 2014

it is just a underground city also an underground caravansary maybe one underground caravansary in the world

1  Thank libra2014
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Reviewed 17 September 2014

realy interesting place. there are two churches wine places in underground city. in fact it is more underground caravanserai. probably from hitit time and until seljuk time.

Thank lanora travel t
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Response from orkenvandrer | Reviewed this property |
Safe? Yes (although, I would not advise to be carrying it on your back in a pram-pack or shawl! Practical? No, absolutely not. There are many tight and narrow passages, steep (sometimes slightly slippery) stairs, and for... More
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