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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

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 1 week ago 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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was one of the stops on one the tours. Nice views. You can feed the pigeons by paying a nominal amount.

Thank Faisal M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pigeons were used for centuries as a post delivery, fun and even as fertilizers for the local agriculture. Never knew the last one. Probably the local tomatoes and potatoes are special

Thank Astanaika
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The caves are for pigeons and lots of trekking to be done. Amazing history to know the reason and value of pigeons raring in this valley. we could not do much trekking, we just walked few yards to have the feel of the valley and...More

Thank arunbvkumar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Plan this place only at the end of your Journey back from ilhara valley(which is a must see). Pigeon poop used for fertilizer is the speciality of this place and locals have created space for pigeons to exist and dump poop in caves. It is...More

Thank Rohanmhn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This Valley has an amazing view more then 8 km with many cave only for Pigeon it used to be, but now only less than 1000 pigeon over there leaving.

Thank Issam M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful view stop of for a fantastic view. Here the valley have man made small holes for the pigeons to nest in to collect there eggs and droppings to make colour paint and fertilise their soil. Fascinating view and gorgeous landscape. A tee at the...More

Thank M19D16
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 weeks 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
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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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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