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Monasteries of Cappadocia

Excursions to the monasteries of Cappadocia offer the opportunity to delve into the history and religious culture of this region. In Cappadocia, there are several monasteries carved into the rocks that were used in the past as sanctuaries for Christian monks.

One of the most famous monasteries in Cappadocia is Göreme, which was founded in the 10th century and features several different churches and monastery chambers. The Göreme Monastery has unique architectural features, including frescoes and icons that reflect Christian history and beliefs.

Another notable monastery in Cappadocia is the Aynalı (Mirror) Monastery, also known as the Derinkuyu Monastery. It is located in the village of Güzelözü and is renowned for its decorated frescoes and Christian symbols.

During a monastery tour in Cappadocia, you will have the opportunity to explore these ancient sanctuaries, learn about monastic life history, and admire the magnificent works of art preserved on the monastery walls. You will also be able to enjoy breathtaking views of the Cappadocia landscapes, including the famous volcanic rock formations known as “fairy chimneys.”

Our agency offers monastery tours in Cappadocia that include visits to several key monasteries and provide information about their history and significance. Overall, a monastery tour in Cappadocia presents a unique opportunity to discover the history and culture of this region in Turkey and marvel at its natural wonders.

Price Includes

  • Hotel transfers to/from hotels in Goreme and surrounding areas.
  • Lunch: A portioned meal, excluding drinks.
  • Entrance tickets to the attractions.
  • Guided tour services in English.
  • Insurance coverage up to €300,000.

Price Excludes

  • Personal Spendings

Things to bring with you

  • Comfortable clothing and footwear
  • Money for personal expenses