Melis Hotel

Istiklal Caddesi No: 35, Urgup, Cappadocia, Turkey | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $88.00
 

Travel Blogs from Urgup

From underground, overground to up, up and away.

A travel blog entry by wendalex

51

... by accident in the 1960's and archaeologists have worked out that many people have used the city over the centuries. What they don't know is who built this 8 story, underground metropolis and when. They literally have no idea. they know that of course the early Christians used this place to hide, but, they moved in, hermit crab like, to an already long abandoned place. They've found no writings, no records of them before that time, but the evidence points to them being ...

Increadible scenery!

A travel blog entry by trevor_lorraine

3

... them, so we weren’t allowed
to talk. The security guys keep reminding people not to talk, in German and
Spanish, what more can I say! These enterprising Christians (and the farmers
till now) also kept pigeons, (building many pigeon holes in the rock face),
handy for dung (the soil is extremely poor), messages and eggshells to add to
mortar, but not for eating! They thought the pigeons ...

Rocks, rocks, and more rocks...

A travel blog entry by ckpleas

11

... of the potters, which was so incredible! They then walked us through the rest of the factory where artists were preparing, detailing, and painting the pottery by hand. The amount of detail and precision to each piece was amazing. At the end we were all brought to the show room to purchase the final products. Dad bought an amazing tree of life plate that they are custom making for him. You will all have to ask to see it when we get back. ...

The Flota Rota

A travel blog entry by digsbysuky

1
32

... lifestyle changes in human history. We are trying to understand how these changes were impacting the human experience.

The work can be pretty tiring and hard, but I’m so lucky to be involved in this work! And I’m having an absolute blast!!!

I hope everyone is enjoying the last few days of summer! I’m starting to look forward to returning home. I miss my bed. I miss hot showers. And of course I miss Craig and ...

Caves in the Rocks

A travel blog entry by dzamore

1

... p and one in Gorëme. Ürgrüp is supposed to be more locals and Goreme is supposed to be more touristy. We arrived at the hotel, it was beautiful. This reagion is known for a frw thjngs: its "fairy chimneys," thsee stand alone and clustered spires of rock that look like drop castles you make on the beach. In many of these fairy chimneys, people have carved out homes to live in- called cave homes. Many people have cashed in on this idea, have bought cave homes ...

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Location

This 3 star hotel, located on Istiklal Caddesi No: 35, Urgup, is near Alaeddin Hill and Museum of Tile Works (Medresse of Karatay).
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    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent