Cappadocian Civilisations

HighlightsSOUTH EASTHERN CAPPADOCIA - BLUE LINE
Tour TypeGroup Tour
DepartureGuarantee Depart On Monday - Wednesday - Friday
Duration09:30AM TO 17:30PM
TransportationA/C Minivan
PRICE (Per person)EUR 50
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Let’s take a walk in the shoes of those who came before us! Cappadocia has a wealth of history and how better to learn than to trace the footsteps of the various cultures and religions that settled the region. Armenian, Christians, Pagans, Shamans and Muslim have all lived, worshiped and worked this land cohabiting together in peace and harmony…

Mustafapaşa + Keşlik Monastery + Cemil Armenian Village + Taşkınpasa + Hiking in Soğanlı Valley + Lunch in Soğanlı + Sobesos Roman mosaics + Ortahisar Castle

 

Mustafapaşa (Greek Name is Sinasos)

sinasos3Mustafapaşa is famous for its old Greek houses that date back to the end of the 19th century. The houses display fine examples of stonework and timberwork that the Greeks were masters at producing.

 

Keşlik Monastery

keşlik3Approximately 500 metres a short walk in one of the pristine valleys to arrive at Keşlik monastery where we will visit churches, baptism pools, refectory and other complexes used by the monks. The biggest Dinning Cave Room is carved out at this Monastery.

 

Cemil

1911925_10152130679264121_5707446351275254292_oCemil is an historic Armenian village where we will view houses built in the Armenian style as well as an Armenian church which is preserved very well.

 

Taşkınpasa

taskın8Taşkınpasa is famous with its Theological School wich built during Ottoman Emprire. You will amazed when you see the stonework of monumental gate and the architecture of it.

 

Lunch

soganlı15Are you ready to taste Cappadocian Style Barbekü and Most famous Cappadocian Pancake ”Gözleme” with vegetables. You can collect your fruits to taste after lunch, from the trees we sit under.

 

Soğanlı Valley

soganlı2Approximately 2 km hike in Soğanlı Valley where the Christian monks established at 2nd century and found one of the earliest Christian Comminion. Your guide will point out and describe many features such as conical rock formation graves from the Roman period which the Byzantines subsequently transformed into churches.

 

Ortahisar Castle

urgup14Our last destination is the magnificent rock formation ”Ortahisar Castle” and the pigeon houses that were so precious for their fertilizer in the agriculture of the period and are still utilized to this day. Ortahisar Casttle is one of the three watchtower in Cappadocia. We will also see Cave Houses that Local People still live in caves.

 

Included

  • Entrance Fees
  • Transportation
  • Lunch
  • Guiding Service in English & Japanese & Spanish

Excluded

  • Drinks During Lunch
  • Tips to Guide and Driver
 

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Let’s take a walk in the shoes of those who came before us! Cappadocia has a wealth of history and how better to learn than to trace the footsteps of the various cultures and religions that settled the region. Armenian,...