Museu a Ceu Aberto de Goreme, Goreme

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Step into the ancient dwellings and sanctuaries of Museu a Ceu Aberto de Goreme, a World Heritage Site carved into Cappadocia stone and featuring historic Byzantine wall paintings. This outdoor museum consists of the remains of rock-cut churches, most of which date from the 10th, 11th, and 12th centuries. The site also has remnants of underground towns from the 4th century. Go on a walking tour of the valley's intriguing landscape to discover this stunning natural and man-made complex. Plaques along the way give you adequate information for exploring the area on your own. Don't forget to wear sensible shoes. A visit to Museu a Ceu Aberto de Goreme represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Goreme travel planner to plot your vacation.
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  • We visited the museum on our own, but at the entrance we took a guide who brought us closer to the museum and culture. The guide is needed. So interesting. But our guide was so-so, but overall understanding we have left)
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  • The Open-air museum, as well as all the sights of Göreme, is practically no different from the rest, but it is worth a visit. However, unlike other places, there is an entrance fee-45 lira per person (02.05.2019) There is also an opportunity to take some photos, however, there are usually a lot of tourists here, and there is a chance that one of them will be with you in the frame))
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  • The open air museum was nice to visit however the sites inside seem redundant after a few. The apple cave had very impressively preserved paintings which was very cool to see. Otherwise there was not much that wowed me inside. If you're in the area and have the time it is probably worth visiting this museum.
  • Fascinating natural beauty along with history. It is a UNESCO accepted open air museum since 1985. Many churches, temples, kitchens are open for visiting. Some are closed due to restorations. The cafe is nice to try Turkish coffee inside the museum.
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