Merit Urgup Inn Cappadocia

Eski Kayseri Yolu Uzeri, Urgup, Cappadocia, 50401, Turkey | 2 star hotel
Prices starting from $50.00
 

Travel Blogs from Urgup

From underground, overground to up, up and away.

A travel blog entry by wendalex

51

... Another problem is that these cities - for there are hundreds dotted across the region are massive. Each one could house around 10,000 people - underground. Think about the logistics of building a place like that. Food, sanitation, ventilation!! These places, as I said are huge and where is the spoil that the builders removed? Not a sign of it is to be found anywhere. There should be tons of rubble in huge mounds all over the place - but its is nowhere. Scientists ...

An OMG Day

A travel blog entry by cjbishop

14

... to different valleys that contained other examples of cave homes, the odd shaped spires that are called "fairy chimneys" and others that look like mushrooms. All of these rock formations are compliments of Mother Nature. The closest thing we have in the USA are the "hoodoos" in Bryce Canyon NP in Utah. Needless to say a lot of pictures were taken all afternoon.

We also stopped to view an underground city where people lived when under attack ...

Increadible scenery!

A travel blog entry by trevor_lorraine

3

... them if
they ate them, and wouldn’t so readily perform the other functions. Right now,
the soil is good for potatoes, pumpkins, apricots, apples and grapes.

To get the idea of how it is to live underground, most of
the hotels are cave hotels – ours with a stone bathroom ceiling and wardrobes,
with the front of the room made of arched stone blocks. We also took the
opportunity, as ...

Up up and away

A travel blog entry by nuraini_hamid

165

... ride will set you back $220 per ride but it was worth every penny.

After the ride, we went back to the hotel to freshen up and then we were off to Pasabag Valley. Highly remarkable earth pillars can be seen here, in the middle of a vineyard, hence the name of the place which means: the Pacha's vineyard. Pacha means "General", the military rank, in Turkish and it is a very common nick name. This site is also called Monks Valley. The ...

Rocks, rocks, and more rocks...

A travel blog entry by ckpleas

11

... Definitely something we can all remember the trip by! it was also nice to be supporting a local family business and dying art:) Our last two stops for the day were the underground cities and love valley. The underground tour were entire cities built under the towns where they would take hiding for up to 3 months at a time. There was everything from kitchens, to wine making rooms, to rolling doors to block off passage and rooms if and when ...

Location

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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