Photos of Turkey: Cappadocia

This is a collection of photos taken in fall 2005 in Cappadocia (“Kapadokya”) the region in Central Anatolia between Ankara in the north and Konya in the south. Most of the photos were taken in the central area of Cappadocia around the towns of Ürgüp and Göreme and in the Ihlara Valley. Select the thumbnails for larger resolution versions of the images.

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Fairy chimneys between Ortahisar and Ürgüp
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Fairy chimneys between Ortahisar and Ürgüp
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Fairy chimneys between Ortahisar and Ürgüp
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Countryside near Ürgüp
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Rock churches at Göreme Open Air Museum
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Rock church with frescoes at Göreme Open Air Museum
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Rock-cut chapels at Göreme Open Air Museum
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Rock-cut chapels at Göreme Open Air Museum
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Rock cones, tour group buses at Devrent Valley
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Panoramic view of Devrent Valley
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Rock cones at Devrent Valley
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Rock cones at Devrent Valley
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Rock cones at Devrent Valley
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Countryside near Devrent Valley
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Rock cones at Devrent Valley
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Rock cones at Devrent Valley
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Panoramic view of Devrent Valley
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Rock cones (fairy chimneys) at Uçhisar castle
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View from Uçhisar castle, minaret, countryside
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Uçhisar town and castle (in the distance)
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Uçhisar castle
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Fairy chimneys beneath Uçhisar castle
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View from Uçhisar castle, minaret, countryside
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View from Uçhisar castle, town, countryside
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View of Ihlara Valley from above the valley
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Inside Ihlara Valley
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Inside Ihlara Valley
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Fairy chimneys at Paşabağı
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Three-headed fairy chimney at Paşabağı
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Fairy chimneys at Paşabağı
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Fairy chimneys at Paşabağı
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Fairy chimneys, tour group buses at Paşabağı
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Fairy chimneys, flag pole at Paşabağı
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Fairy chimneys at Paşabağı at sunset
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Fairy chimneys at Paşabağı at sunset
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Terrace at Elkep Evi cave house hotel, Ürgüp
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Elkep Evi cave house hotel, Ürgüp
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Rock-cut rooms at Elkep Evi cave house hotel, Ürgüp
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View from Elkep Evi, Ürgüp
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Town in Cappadocia
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Small town in Cappadocia, Turkish women processing melons in the street
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Tourist view point
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Rock cones with rock-cut dwellings between Uçhisar and Zelve
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Rock cones with rock-cut dwellings between Uçhisar and Zelve
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Sheep on highway in central Anatolia
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(Empty) highway in central Anatolia
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Ürgüp, view from above
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Panoramic view of Ürgüp, rock-cut dwellings in the distance
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View of Ürgüp from above, new housing developments
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Valley, fairy chimneys near Göreme
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Valley, fairy chimneys near Göreme
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Valley, fairy chimneys near Göreme
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Valley, fairy chimneys near Göreme

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