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“highest point”(40 reviews)
“great view”(34 reviews)
“worth the climb”(15 reviews)
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Uchisar, Turkey
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All reviews highest point great view worth the climb entrance fee pigeon valley watch the sunset degree view take pictures short climb walk up cappadocia region fairy chimneys turkey stairs rock panorama caves
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited the base of Uchisar Castle which is the highest point of Cappadocia. Unfortunately, we weren’t allowed to visit the castle because of the many pigeons who nest there and whose droppings are used as fertiliser. Not sure if one can get closer to...More

Thank Donna_Elle
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must visit in the region although it's not very charming. It's an easy climb up. Top of the castle offers a great view. Cons: Binoculars on the top were broken. There were loose parts on the safety rails. It seemed to me there was...More

Thank seabirdbeachlover
Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth a visit to see an old castle-bit steep for my parents who stayed at the bottom whilst i went up to the top with the wife-views are amazing at the top. Very intersting site to visit-lots of stalls-cafes etc around the castle to vist...More

Thank Ben B
Reviewed 1 week ago

When I first got there, I was gobsmacked and could not believe what I was standing in front of. I am more appreciative of the Romans for forcing people 5000 thousand years ago to underground or top of a mountain.

Thank erhancopur1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our guide brought us here to see the main fairy chimney, and took us to a cave house which is furnished as it would have looked when inhabited. The owner had to relinquish ownership when it was deemed a natural park and he now rents...More

Thank Sara H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

To be honest when u visit Cappadocia, there are only so many things to see This is one of them But u can’t climb up this site It was actually nice to sit and have a tea while admiring the site Again would be nice...More

Thank themanthemyth1688
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The tag line says it all. Usual tourist stuff. There is a great cafe next to cafe that does Lemonata...

Thank Janine C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of great places to stay in the area and highest elevation in Cappadocia so great spot to watch hot air balloons

Thank Matthew K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The castle used for actual security in back days and inside is just like ant house 🏡 n bigger dimension. Going up is not easy have a comfy shoes on.

1  Thank Serçin K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a morning to kill before our ATV trip so we decided to walk to the castle for a visit. It wasn’t very expensive and not too busy and although it’s worth a visit I wouldn’t go out of my way to visit the...More

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13 March 2015|
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Response from WendyAlacati | Reviewed this property |
Uchisar and the castle. you may need a couple of hours, however it is a great place to have as a base to explore the whole region. We stayed at Ansia Hotel at the base of the castle, highly recommended and owner speaks... More
15 February 2015|
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Response from Caroline A | Reviewed this property |
Accessible all day so far as I am aware