Göreme Open-Air Museum

Cappadocia, Turkey

Explore Göreme Open-Air Museum , a must see on any visit to Cappadocia. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Göreme is known for its ancient cave churches and impressive frescoes.

The vast monastic complex of Göreme Open Air Museum is made up of churches carved into rock by a combination of natural and man-made factors. A UNESCO World Heritage site, this open-air museum showcases an impressive array of unique frescoes painted into the rock walls.

Located in the north annexes of several churches are rock-cut tombs, whilst another highlight is the Esentepe-Panoramic viewpoint. From here, enjoy fantastic views over the magnificent landscape around Goreme, all formed from solidified lava streams, ash, and tuff stone dating from Neocene period.

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