This magical land in the middle of Anatolia named Katpatuka by the Persians in the 5th Century BC which means "Land of Horses".
We recommend to spend at least 3 days in this region, which fascinates millions of tourists every year.
The first stop of visitors to this incredible region is Goreme Open Air Museum. In this open air museum, you can see the famous dark church, the best examples of fairy chimneys, rock tombs and many houses and religious buildings carved into the rocks.
Ihlara Valley, which is a 16 km (10 mi) long gorge is also a popular destination in Cappadocia. The whole canyon is honeycombed with rock-cut underground dwellings and churches from the Byzantine period. Due to the valley's plentiful supply of water and hidden places, this was the first settlement of the first Christians escaping from Roman soldiers. In the Ihlara Valley there are hundreds of old churches in the volcanic rock caves.
Pottery and Carpets...
Cappadocia region is also famous for traditional Turkish carpet ateliers. You can visit these ateliers, take pictures with traditional clothes and buy famous handmade carpets.
Avanos is a village that located in Cappadocia, is famous for its pottery and ceramic goods production. Pottery ateliers can be visited here and guests can try pottery making.
Hot air balloon tour is one of the most famous activities in Cappadocia. Watching this region from the sky is a unique experience for our guests.
There is no limit to what can be done in Cappadocia. There are many options for those who want to travel the region with horse or ATV vehicles.
The region is also famous for its wines. You can visit the wine producers in Cappadocia to taste and buy the wines of the region.
and ofcourse...Cappadocia offers many opportunities to experience traditional Turkish cuisine...
There are some underground cities in Cappadocia. Derinkuyu is one of the most famous of them. It is is an ancient multi-level underground city, extending to a depth of approximately 60 metres (200 ft). t is large enough to have sheltered as many as 20,000 people together with their livestock and food stores. It is the largest excavated underground city in Turkey. We make sure that our guests visit this place.
Museum Hotel, one of the finest and most unique hotels, is proud to be the only hotel in Turkey invited to join the Relais & Châteaux family, thanks to its distinctive characteristics, art and antiques concept, traditional décor, and exquisite cuisine.
We have been hosting our guests for a long time in this magnificent hotel. It will be incredible to stay in this hotel while traveling with us in Cappadocia.