About Göreme National Park and Cappadocia

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Göreme Historical National Park was the National Park located in the borders of Nevşehir province in the Central Anatolia region. It was included in the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1985. On October 30, 1986, a national park was declared with the decision of the Council of Ministers, and on October 22, 2019, it was removed from the status of national park.


The area of ​​the park was located in the volcanic area of ​​Hasan Mountain-Erciyes Mountain in Central Anatolia.

Field; plateaus plains consist of small mountain plants, high hills, creek filled with alluvium and river valleys, drainage basins and high plains separated from erosive steep sloped valleys. The large volcanic cones of Erciyes and Hasan Mountain, a part of the Kızılırmak valley from the north, and eroded tuff beds, some of which are covered with basalt, dominate the land.

Domain; The Byzantine Church exhibits an important period in the history of the architecture and religious art within the interesting landscape structure composed of volcanic tuff. The inhabitants of the region managed to stay away from the effects of wars and the authority of the central government.

Its distance from the main access roads and being a hilly area has been a suitable shelter for those who want to hide or are religiously retired. The monastery life began in the late 3rd and early 4th centuries and spread rapidly. The places with monasteries, churches, chapels, dining halls and monk cells, warehouses and wineries are carved and decorated with murals.

In addition, Ürgüp, Avcılar, Üçhisar, Çavuşini, Yeni Zelve settlements constitute the sites that provide historical and natural integrity reflecting the agriculture and village life in accordance with the past culture of Göreme region.

Places to see and see

The 'fairy chimneys', which constitute an interesting landscape structure composed of volcanic tuff, are also among the places to be seen in terms of displaying Byzantine church architecture and religious art history.

In addition, Ürgüp, Avcılar, Uçhisar, Çavuşini and Yeni Zelve settlements are of interest to visitors because they are settlements that reflect the agriculture and village (rural) life of Göreme region.

Available services and accommodation: The most suitable period for the visitors of the park is from March 15 to November 15.

Tracking lines have been determined in order to visit both natural and cultural values ​​with a different approach.

Visitors can be accommodated in a large number of hotels and hostels in and around the Park.

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The Byzantine Church exhibits an important period in the history of Christianity and Christianity within the interesting landscape structure composed of volcanic tuff. The inhabitants of the region managed to stay away from the effects of wars and the authority of the central government.

Its distance from the main access roads and being a hilly area has been a suitable shelter for those who want to hide or are religiously retired. The monastery life began in the late 3rd and early 4th centuries and spread rapidly. The places with monasteries, churches, chapels, dining halls and monk cells, warehouses and wineries are carved and decorated with murals.

In addition, Ürgüp, Göreme, Uçhisar, Çavuşin, Zelve settlements constitute the sites that provide historical and natural integrity reflecting the agriculture and village life in accordance with the past culture of Göreme region.

As described above; The unique geomorphological formation of Göreme, the visual value of the aesthetic landscape structure, and the historical and ethnological structure of the park can be counted as the main topics of the park's resource richness.

Transportation

In the parking area; Ankara-Adana highway in the west and south direction, the highway that reaches Nevşehir from Niğde or Aksaray, is reached by highway from Kayseri to Avanos or Ürgüp from east and northeast.

World Heritage List

Göreme and Capodocia National Park was included in the World Heritage List as a natural and cultural asset from December 6, 1985 to October 22, 2019.

Open air museums

  • Goreme Open Air Museum
  • Zelve Open Air Museum

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