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Ihlara Valley

Guzelyurt 68500, Turkey
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“grand canyon” (13 reviews)
“cave churches” (25 reviews)
“green tour” (30 reviews)
Guzelyurt 68500, Turkey
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Reviewed yesterday

First time back in 25 years, it has been upgraded a lot since then. You can walk all or parts of the valley. There are rock churches you can visit, the church of St George is a bit of a climb, there are some facilities...More

Thank Rodman100
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I took the longer 10km walk - would certainly recommend it! Churches are a bit similar after a while - we went for the serpent church only and focused on the landscapes. Whatever you do don't miss the Selime monastery at the...More

Thank Gerry M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is deep canyon loaded with caves and churches within the caves. Take your time and explore this place. It's a one of a kind hike. Well worth the trip. One of my favorite places in the area.

Thank drwalkerscott
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you have time you can spend a whole day in this valley, it's a great hiking spot. During summer the weather is very hot, the best seasons to go there are spring or autumn. We went there with our 5 year old however, it...More

Thank Cuci_12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place is included in the Green City tour and the hike is close to 4 kms. The weather when we went was very pleasant and we really enjoyed hiking it. The path is beside the river and offers great views of the canyon. We...More

Thank Sudhanva S
Reviewed 23 April 2017

After we were done from Derinkuyu underground city we headed to Ihlara valley formerly know as Peristerema. When you go down next to the Melendiz river and look up there is a breath taking view.. just imagine people used to live in those tiny churches....More

Thank H M
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

It was relaxing to walk at ihlara valley. It takes your mind of away from other things and enjoy the nature. There is a tea garden with interesting setting.

Thank Iman S
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Haven't been there in summer, but most definitely was a breathtaking experience during the snow in winter.

Thank Jude A
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Shiraz, Iran
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Try it! You will enjoy the Turkish version of" Grand Canyon " with nice peoples and you can takes plenty of nice pictures when you walking across the river. This is good for everyone But don't recommend for children under 10 or senior people,

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Very beautiful and amazing. Especially during the winter and snow cover some parts of the valley. Looks very charming.

Thank Nuryono Herry W
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Would children (4-6 yo) be able to do this valley walk? Anything to keep in mind specifically? Thanks.
15 April 2017|
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Response from Mona A | Reviewed this property |
if you keep in mind to go slowly ... yes no prams for sure ... keep in mind that at some points it might get a bit too much for kids this age ..but lots of places to take a break in.. proper footwear NO FLATS .. ... Your... More