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Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri

Derinkuyu, Turkey
+90 384 213 4260
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USD 56.69*
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Under Ground City Tour - Half Day
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At one time up to 20,000 people lived in this underground city carved 18 storeys deep into the Cappadocia earth. Today, 8 floors of rooms, tunnels and passageways are open for public viewing.
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+90 384 213 4260
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Huge underground city with seven floors. With vine and bread making facilities, storages and churches. It's a very interesting place to see but be aware of low and narrow passages between rooms. If you are claustrophobic remember that official tour is about 20 minutes. You...More

Thank Vlad S
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was an awesome visit. An unbelievable experience. You have to visit these caves to see the mind-blowing architecture underground... the networks of tunnels and how it was constructed was just amazing... Went here with a very good guide and he explained everyting so well......More

Thank JaniceSimson
Reviewed 1 week ago

once you realize the complexity of this underground city, the network of tunnels and the reasoning behind it's construction - there is no way you will not be blown away. If you are in any way claustrophobic, this may not be the best place for...More

Thank Faisal R
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are about 36 underground settlements in the Cappadocia area and Derinkuyu is the most impressive one - one of the largest underground cities in the world. It includes chambers for daily activities, temples, tombs, living quarters, and even livestock pens. It contains air shafts...More

Thank sevim s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I dreamt about this place more than ten years. And finally... Leave your expectation at home)) Rare case: visit without guide will be less enjoyable and understood.

Thank OksanaLv
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its one of the largest underground city in the region with 8 floors below but only 2/3 are open to public. An awesome experience of a well planned home. Do consider walking numerous steps with at times bending down to walk through passages and can...More

Thank Jam0470
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Did this as part of the green tour. You can go down 8 floors and see the different rooms that were used, church, sleeping, storage, stables, etc. You pass a round stone that can be moved to block off the lower areas. It can be...More

Thank Rodman100
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

There are lots of underground cities in this area and this one is very popular for good reason. It goes deep. Some of the tunnels are small and narrow so if your claustrophobic you get a little nervous down here. But overall it's not that...More

Thank drwalkerscott
Reviewed 2 May 2017

This is the deepest underground city in Cappadocia region. Totally has 8 floors and you can visit all of them. There are so many narrow and low tunnels connected each other where you can pass the other floors. I do not recommend you if you...More

Thank Cihan K
Reviewed 23 April 2017

You need to visit cappadocia once in your life. It's one of those places where you don't want to keep postpone seeing for too long. I am, to some extent, claustrophobic but I didn't want to lose the chance to see the underground city even...More

Thank H M
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Been reading that one needs to be physically fit to attempt Derinkuyu. Am heading to Cappadocia in October and am wondering whether to do or skip this site . I am not able to undertake 200 steps at a go. I can do it if I go slowly and rest every 20 steps or so?
26 July 2015|
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Response from Polymers | Reviewed this property |
In fact the problem deals with the size of the body. In some cases the path is so narrow that it was extremely difficult for me to fit, being 1,93 m tall and weighing 120 kg. Of course there are many steps to climb... More
Hi Mnataro What Museum card did you have? Was it the Istanbul card or the localised Goreme card? And how much and from where can I get it? thanks for the help and safe traveling Colin
25 March 2015|
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Response from DRodriguezOlivari | Reviewed this property |
i bought from the goreme open air museum - excellent value for money. The Museum Pass allows you to visit the so called “7 Wonders of Cappadocia”. The price of the card is 45 TL (15 Euros) and is valid for three consecutive... More
How much is the admission fee and the guide's fee?
18 February 2015|
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Response from Gunshy36 | Reviewed this property |
I posted an answer, but it depends on whether you are free-wheeling, on a personal tour, or a "package tour." We utilized a last-minute tour set up thru our hotel, and it could not have been better! Admission and guide's... More