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Pigeon Valley

Uchisar KasabasI | Nevşehir Kapadokya, Goreme 50240, Turkey
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Southern Cappadocia Tour with Lunch
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  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
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Uchisar KasabasI | Nevşehir Kapadokya, Goreme 50240, Turkey
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Reviewed yesterday

Just make sure to put on the right trekking shoes and take a walking stick. The walk through the beautiful valley where the local communities would house their pigeons have been opened by many years of people walking on these slippery surfaces of volcanic rock....More

Thank Zelmira_BsAs
Reviewed 1 week ago

The view from Uchisar castle end is amazing, as well as walking through the scenic valleys. Be careful heading down the valley though, the track is poorly marked at one point where it disappears over the edge of a cliff. Be careful and allow 3...More

Thank BLYates
Reviewed 1 week ago

I truly enjoyed walking around the area. My friend and I were able to do a hot air balloon, and the view was absolutely breathtaking. I loved every minute of it, and would love to go back again.

Thank MCYSB
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unique rock formations resembling animals & birds, a kind of nature's art work, is characteristic of Pigeon Valley.

Thank TVJ05313
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our bus stopped for few minutes to watch the valley and take some photos. Many buses stopped as well. Souvenir shops and restaurants. Nice view to the valley with hundreds of pigeons all around

Thank Abu_Firas_11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You cannot, I repeat, cannot, go to Cappadocia without visiting this place. The view is just breathtaking and I could stare at it for hours. Over to the right, there is some sort of palace, and towards the left are the hundreds of holes cut...More

Thank Jawwad S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting place to visit - gives you an insight regarding the history of the place.The pidgin holes are interesting and makes you wonder how it all happened.

Thank GCGirl23
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You can't visit the Cappadocia area without visiting this place. All the landscape in this whole area is like nothing l have seen. It just seems foreign, like another planet . It's a must see . Awesome

Thank Anne A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pigeon Valley runs from Goreme to Uchisar. Historically the holes were made in the soft volcanic rock all along this valley to house pigeons so they could collect and use their droppings to reverse the infertility problem they had with their vineyards. Unfortunately today there...More

Thank CarreraMelbourne
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Arriving at Pigeon Valley walking up to the ridge you can't believe what you about to see is real. It looks like a painting. It's so breathtaking the view of the Vista....the background is amazing. The photo ops is perfect and it really is unbelievable....More

Thank Lauren J
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SyibliFakih
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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ross e
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
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