Cappadocia Cave Hotel
No availability found through our partners. Please contact the business directly or check some of our recommended alternatives.
Photos of Cappadocia Cave Hotel
TravelPod Member ReviewsCappadocia Cave Hotel Ortahisar
TripAdvisor Reviews Cappadocia Cave Hotel Ortahisar
Travel Blogs from Ortahisar
Next stop on our world tour - Cappadocia. This area is pretty much smack dab in the middle of Turkey and is known for its unusual moon-like landscape, underground cities, cave churches, and houses carved in the rock. Cappadocia is definitely an interesting town with a very loooooong history. There were a couple highlights for me while staying in …
... this area, so will stick around for bit longer. A hotel owner (or so he claims) invited me to visit his 4-star hotel, hamam, massage, swimming pool and wine evening on offer. Tempting, and yes…did consider if he expects a Turkish Delight(ful) evening with me?! But after dealing with Drunken Nepali, Touchy Indies, and Charming Kashmiri guys, I think I can handle the Turk men easily ;-) So not to worry.
More about scenic Cappadocia and West Turkey in my next update… ...
... the monks & hermits living high up to move closer to the people & from the 3rd century, tiny churches & refectories were built. One- called The Dark Church, had very beautiful frescoes telling the Gospel stories to the people. The colours retained their vibrancy because only one small opening near the roof let in any light.
We drove past a huge flat topped mountain- Turkey's Table Mountain & ...
... three others. So it was small, but we really liked this as we could alway hear what Kadir was saying and ask questions easily. Our first stop was the underground city of???. These man made tunnels we amazing, going as deep as 50m! They were originally used to hide in during war time and up to?? People could live in there for up to ?? Months. We could walk (well crawl or crouch) through most of it. There we bedrooms, living rooms, a chapel and a main kitchen ...
... the basket is laid on its side with the deflated balloon attached and stretched out full length. A couple of guys hold open the bottom of the balloon as wide as humanly possible. Using a gas burner and large fan, they blow warm air into the opening; obviously they have to be really careful where they put the burner because until there is sufficient air in the balloon, there is an awful lot of fabric lying around ready to catch fire. As the balloon fills ...
Other places to stay in Ortahisar
Esentepe Mah. Tahir Bey Sok. No:87 , Ortahisar | Hotelfrom $175