Cavusin is One of the oldest settlements in the area.The Church of St. John the Baptist offers a panoramic view of the village. This church and its paintsings date back to the 5th century, making it the oldest church in the region.
It had a large courtyard which is unusual for Cappadocia, This has eroded away however. Christian missionaries and communities once lived in the old Cavusin valley, now in ruins.

Cavusin is also famous with its interesting rock formations with its cap on top which known as Fairy Chimney.