Fairy Chimneys
Fairy Chimneys
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  • Anjusg
    Singapore, Singapore34 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Stunning !
    Stunning works of wind and water erosion ! Must visit for folks who love nature and history. Avoid traveling is summer due to lack of shady trees in the area. Taking a tour is recommended
    Visited July 2023
    Written 21 July 2023
  • Julia V
    4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The fairy houses are birthed and they also die
    Due to erosion, the fairy chimneys are changing. I loved that my tour guide gave them personality. As she stated, the fairy chimneys are born and are dying. Hopefully, they will be preserved for many years to come. Truly a wonderful place to walk through.
    Visited July 2023
    Written 21 July 2023
  • Wood77
    Los Angeles, California3,287 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Mother Nature’s Handiwork
    Fairy Chimneys were formed by combination of rocks, ash, wind, water and time. These unique rock formations of Cappadocia are like no others in the world. Over time, the column collapses. The basalt rock cap will fall and rest on top of the softer tuff rock layer. With wind and rain, hot and cold temperature, millions of year of erosion, another chimney will be born underneath where the harder basalt cap rock sits.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 18 December 2023
  • Marlon A
    Cebu City, Philippines31 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Magical Place
    A magical place to be in. The magnificent landscape and panorama feel like you are in a fairyland. The stone formations are breathtaking, and the view is something out of this world. As someone from an Asian country, it is really a wonderful experience to be there.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 21 March 2024
  • WorldGlutton
    London, United Kingdom23,217 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Certainly worth seeing !!!
    Really interesting to see this magical place with thousands of fairy chimneys carved out of Volcanic rock. It is a magical place to be in. Both the place and its name are like straight out of fairy tale . We were told that the fairy chimneys are natural yet surreal-looking spires up to 130 feet (40 meters) tall that were carved out of soft volcanic rock by the elements over millions of years. There is a café where visitors could sit ,have a drink , relax to enjoy the breathtaking view of this magnificient landscape with panoramic feel . Certainly worth seeing !!!
    Visited April 2024
    Travelled with friends
    Written 21 May 2024
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Janka K
Brno, Czech Republic8,168 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
Not such a big place, but surely an interesting one. You need about 1 hour to walk through it all.
The historically living areas are quite busy, so you will need to wait in a line to be able to climb to some accommodation in the museum. But I would say that it's still worth it.
Written 8 May 2024
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ayalasibanda
Greater London, UK600 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 • Family
We came here as part of the red tour and really were chuffed to see this magical shaped fairy chimneys. I studied geography (back in the day) and wished I learned more about them then.. these are simply fascinating and really capture respect and time. They're unique and as such, we felt privileged to be there in person to see them. Would recommend
Written 31 May 2023
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A.G
Opole, Poland92 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2021 • Couples
Beautifull place, we went there with low expectations after seeing some photos on internet but it was accually really pretty. Not expensive and much better for photos than instagram showes you;) Maybe it was the timing but it was not crowded at all and pleasent to wander around. It was about 30 lira with taxi from Göreme.
Written 5 September 2021
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edeneven08
Doha, Qatar22 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020 • Friends
Majestic experience ❄️👌😍
It was a magical site indeed. Coming from a tropical country, the pristine white snow of the Fairy Chimneys sends me an ethereal vibe. I've only dreamed of this and up until now it feels surreal.
Eating Turkish ice-cream in the middle if it is ecstatic and the falling of snow wrapped our hearts with exuberance.
Written 17 February 2020
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Alex
Hong Kong, China447 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020
All over Cappadocia and Unique
1. Mushroom like rocks all over Cappadocia.
2. Magnificent, first place of spotting these kinds of formations of rocks.
3. Please don't try to dig and bring some of their parts back to your country as a lot of tourist did that and it damages the rock.
4. Remember to bring your camera and take gorgeous pictures
Written 8 February 2020
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Marlon A
Cebu City, Philippines31 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Friends
A magical place to be in. The magnificent landscape and panorama feel like you are in a fairyland. The stone formations are breathtaking, and the view is something out of this world. As someone from an Asian country, it is really a wonderful experience to be there.
Written 21 March 2024
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Wood77
Los Angeles, CA3,287 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Couples
Fairy Chimneys were formed by combination of rocks, ash, wind, water and time. These unique rock formations of Cappadocia are like no others in the world. Over time, the column collapses. The basalt rock cap will fall and rest on top of the softer tuff rock layer. With wind and rain, hot and cold temperature, millions of year of erosion, another chimney will be born underneath where the harder basalt cap rock sits.
Written 18 December 2023
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Musicians Mum
1,204 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022
Visited as part of a small group tour.We stopped at more than one location to strollamongst these geological formations that have been carved,hollowed out and sculpted into storage rooms and ancient dwellings.
I could happily have investigated more,far and wide,and for longer ,had I not been in a group.
Written 15 October 2022
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lifenadventure
Dubai, United Arab Emirates2,211 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022 • Friends
A really nice place to visit. The fairy chimneys are strange how they were formed like that. You can walk for a while and explore the different areas. It was hot when we went so we only last about 40
Minutes but you could easily take longer. It’s easy to get a taxi too and from here and no need to go on
An organised tour. A good tourist shop there as well with really reasonable prices.
Written 29 July 2022
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WorldGlutton
London, UK23,217 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Friends
Really interesting to see this magical place with thousands of fairy chimneys carved out of Volcanic rock. It is a magical place to be in. Both the place and its name are like straight out of fairy tale .

We were told that the fairy chimneys are natural yet surreal-looking spires up to 130 feet (40 meters) tall that were carved out of soft volcanic rock by the elements over millions of years.

There is a café where visitors could sit ,have a drink , relax to enjoy the breathtaking view of this magnificient landscape with panoramic feel .

Certainly worth seeing !!!
Written 21 May 2024
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

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