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Pigeon Valley

Uchisar KasabasI | Nevşehir Kapadokya, Goreme 50240, Turkey
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Uchisar KasabasI | Nevşehir Kapadokya, Goreme 50240, Turkey
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great view of the mesmerizing rocks of various shapes and colors. The pigeons nested around and flying around when scared by tourists add a special touch.

Thank hotspot1313
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

While exploring Cappadpcia, do take a walk in the beautiful Pigeon Valley, with pigeon roosts built in the rock formations and a zillion pigeons flying here and there. It is quite a sight really. Look for the tiny holes where the pigeons have built their...More

Thank zairar82
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Thoroughly recommend you walk this valley. It is stunning,peaceful, beautiful, not too difficult apart from a climb at the other end.

Thank Ian G
Reviewed 6 days ago

One of the stopping places to enjoy the beautiful scenery, the carved stone hill, with the many pigeons flying around. We can also buy food to be given to the pigeon.

Thank Siti M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place are named as Pigeon Valley because people raise pigeons here. As a result, you can expect to see many pigeons when coming here. We didn't hike here even though this place is famous for hiking. We only spent five minutes for taking pictures....More

Thank Lizzy S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

More of the wonderful views in the area, with a village in the distance, and large groups of pigeons performing intricate flights into the valley. Look for the little holes where the pigeons have built houses in the caves. The Evil Eye Tree is another...More

Thank Seacreature1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you make the trip to Uchisar castle then finish it off with a walk along Pigeon Valley, a short walk away. Pigeon valley was green and fertile with easy walking along the valley bottom with the flowing magical rock formations all along its length....More

Thank rogerw109
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am pleased I went but wouldn't mind if I never saw it again. Not a fan of pigeons although I appreciate they are respected in Turkey. Unlike in the UK. You can pay to feed the pigeons or put a donation in the box...More

Thank OOPSADAISY186338
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nothing much to see. A valley with pigeons in mountains with pigeon hole man made pigeon holes in the mountains.

Thank Jam0470
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was raining when we were there! And the rain added an extra level in the beauty of the valley! I wish I could walk alone through the valley!! It's a place where you can spend hours just sitting and staring!! So thankful to the...More

Thank MithunMith
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Is good to go there during winter?
3 December 2015|
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Response from JOHNPOTTER1948 | Reviewed this property |
Rug up, take plenty of fluids plus good hiking boots and then enjoy the walk. From Goreme it is a 3 or 4 hour trek.
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how long to walk from Goreme to Pigeon Valley & Honey valley & return without rushing
9 August 2015|
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Response from ColleenBadger | Reviewed this property |
It is a circle walk from Goreme to Uchisar then from Uchisar through White and Love Valley then back along road to Goreme, it took us about 3 hrs total and that included getting lost a few times in the Pigeon Valley. The... More