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Off the Beaten Path and Worth a Visit

We stopped for a couple hours to explore this hidden gem. Talk about a step into the past. It was... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2018
Heatherton
,
Canberra, Australia
A living museum

The size and architecture of the beautiful large old houses give a clue about the welfare of the... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2018
Onko_TR
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Istanbul, Turkey
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good24%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
5 Jun 2018
“Off the Beaten Path and Worth a Visit”
21 May 2018
“A living museum”
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Karabuk, Safranbolu, Turkey
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Reviewed 6 June 2018

We stopped for a couple hours to explore this hidden gem. Talk about a step into the past. It was incredibly interesting to learn about Yörük village and the history of life there. After wandering around the village and admiring the houses, we met several...More

Thank Heatherton
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Reviewed 22 May 2018

The size and architecture of the beautiful large old houses give a clue about the welfare of the former residents of this village. Try to listen to the history of the village from a resident.

Thank Onko_TR
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Reviewed 25 April 2018

I guess i have seen way better villages than this but nevertheless it was a good experience as it is very well preserved but the village is not so big and is far form the Safranbolu center. You can take the mini bus from the...More

Thank Kamran R
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Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

This village is 1 of the best places. The architecture, streets, nature , people specially Filiz teyze she 60 years old but she is so funny you have to watch her show immediately. Its not easy to leave the village you want see more and...More

Thank Tanju Z
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Beautiful village! The streets, the houses take you centuries back. Enjoyed walking around and sitting at the quaint place near the mosque. Delicious homemade baklava and gozleme.

Thank Deborah S
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Reviewed 29 July 2017

An Ottoman village nearby of Safranbolu. Very calm place. This village is like a open air museum. You can visit some houses.

Thank Ahmet A
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Reviewed 3 June 2017

So after Safranbolu you think that the Ottoman architecture can't get any better. Take an hour or two to drive the 20 km to Yoruk Koyu. The place is full of grand old homes. Sadly most of them are in need of a lot of...More

Thank Linda Ann F
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Reviewed 12 August 2016

This is not a typical 'village', which at least in Turkey, usually means very rustic and populated by uneducated people. The people living here are the original inhabitants or at least their descendants. They have renovated the buildings similar to those you see in Safranbolu....More

Thank bethdogan
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Reviewed 1 April 2016

We visited at the very start of the season. We were the only tourists there and not everywhere was open. But it was spellbinding. The architecture is amazing and the bucolic feel of the place is intoxicating. Quick and easy from Safranbolu. Well worth the...More

Thank Toffer B
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