Merit Urgup Inn Cappadocia

Eski Kayseri Yolu Uzeri, Urgup, Cappadocia, 50401, Turkey | 2 star hotel
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This 2 star hotel, located on Eski Kayseri Yolu Uzeri, Urgup, is near Goreme Open-Air Museum, Goreme National Park (Goreme Milli Parklar), Cappadocia Cave Dwellings, and Avanos.
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    Travel Blogs from Urgup

    Blood, Sweat, and Tears

    A travel blog entry by ldhensel on Aug 21, 2014

    16 photos

    ... converting the old mansions into hotels.

    After World War I and the Turkish Revolution there was a population exchange. The Turkish and Greek governments agreed to repatriate citizens to their country of origin. One million Turks in Greece and 1.5 million Greeks in Turkey switched places. While the governments thought this was a good idea - our guide said it was more the desire of the Greeks -- it was awful for the families and communities. In very short order families had to ...

    Caves and churches (1080km)

    A travel blog entry by cflove on May 10, 2014

    1 comment, 14 photos

    ... were really impressive, well not bad for the 9th C.... They were really curious being carved out of the cliffs.

    Next was Kayseri, and on route we saw the wonderful snow covered Mount Erciyes, the huge volcano which was the cause of all the ash which the caves are carved from. It's a lovely mountain and now a ski resort.

    Kayseri was a big town and our goal was a restored Ottoman house. We found it and were ...


    A travel blog entry by 4tumbleweeds on Apr 11, 2014

    6 comments, 16 photos

    ... rather more slowly.

    This did not quench our appetite for adventure, excitement, and really wild things, however. A few days later we awoke at 4:30 in the morning – which is an adventure all by itself – and packed ourselves onto a shuttle bus in the predawn darkness, heading for a balloon launch site. Cappadocia is a big-time ballooning destination; on any given day, if you get up early enough, you will see a hundred-odd balloons soaring ...


    A travel blog entry by alicebeetle on Apr 07, 2014

    87 photos

    ... the dark reds, whereas in the valleys, they can make all sorts of different dyes out of the many crops they grow.

    How do you tell if a carpet is machine made or hand made? Hand made carpets always look a different colour viewed from different ends, so just walk round it and you will see the difference. It is really quite marked. A machine made carpet will look exactly the same from both ends.

    How do you know it is a Turkish carpet? Persian rugs use ...


    A travel blog entry by msgee on Nov 01, 2013

    ... while sipping on some cay. Learned enough while I was there that, later on in Istanbul, I recognized some of the pieces. Red clay (terracotta) is used for decor because it's so delicate it can only be baked once. White clay is for kitchenware for daily use. There's an Anatolian wine jug that looks like a donut. It's unique to the region. The hole is for the sun to pass through, because the pagans believed this meant the sun god had blessed their ...