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Zelve Yolu, Nevsehir, Turkey
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A lovely museum which is well organised. It's about a 20 minute walk from Goreme centre. It cost 30tl for entry and an extra 10tl to see the Dark Church, which I recommend seeing if you can. Overall, lovely museum to see :)

Thank SophieS3320
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This open air museum is about 1 km from the fairy chimneys at Pasabagi and is walkable if you need to, otherwise parking fees are charged . The entrance fee was 15 lire - October 2018 ( about 2) . The site is set around...More

Thank BrieEngland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fascinating place - only deserted in the 1950s you can really see how this was a village. With churches, a mosque and houses and stables it’s super interesting. The views across the museum are beautiful.

Thank Poopyscoop
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A nice educational experience to view different types of cave churches and the panoramic view of the chimneys, caves and valleys, is very great experience alltogether

Thank devanand s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Museum included several churched dated by 11cent. which was build inside of the mountings. You can enjoy ornament on the walls and monumentally constriction around you. Nice to visit / cost of the Tkt 30TL

Thank ElenaVolya
Reviewed 14 September 2018

It was strongly suggested that we go to the Open Air Museum, so we decided to make this a priority while in Cappadocia. We decided to walk there, which I suggest doing, as it's not too far and . you can stop at some great...More

1  Thank travis b
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

If you want to visit a museum visit this one. Take a guide at the entrance for 10€ and you will have a good time. Remarkable number of churches ⛪ and stories about monks and Christians in this Muslim country. Mighty interesting to learn how...More

Thank Gregor-NL
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

On walking distance from city centre only if u r in mood of hiking. Good for history lovers specially who r interested in Christian history. So many natural landscapes photo ops and church with rich history.

Thank Hassan G
Reviewed 9 August 2018

We stopped here by chance and are so glad we did. The open air museum was not as well kept as the one in Goreme, but this one was much more extensive and accessible, not to mention much less crowded. We spent several hours here...More

Thank Michelle K
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Before visiting, I had no idea this place was full of churches belonging to different families. I loved the experience of walking into each cave church and seeing the uniqueness that indicated wealth, etc. Very physical activity but most enjoyable!

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