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Fascinating site

This is a neolithic site with some very unusual features in terms of the houses and they way the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sydney, Australia
One of the most important archaeological sites in the world.

When I've visited there, I was the only visitor in the site, it's quite sad. It is the unique site... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Catalhoyuk Yolu | Cumra Merkez, Cumra, Turkey
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a neolithic site with some very unusual features in terms of the houses and they way the were built. It offers a unique view into early human civilisation. The captioning at the various areas is very good - and pitched at a level...More

Thank KarynW42
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When I've visited there, I was the only visitor in the site, it's quite sad. It is the unique site, worth an effort to get there. One can reach it quite simple, by the train from Konya to Cumra and a local taxi (I've paid...More

Thank hava1969
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Must see place. One of the oldest places of human history. Very interesting and catchy museum with shocking information and items.

Thank Emre S
Reviewed 2 August 2018

I had seen this site on a Morgan Freeman documentary but to actually go and see it first hand was just unbelievable. An ancient neolithic town 7500 BC and one of the oldest sites discovered. A reconstruction of the mud brick houses can be see...More

Thank Heather F
Reviewed 8 May 2018

This was one of the world’s earliest urban settlements, going back to 7000 BC. First we went into reconstructions of the mudbrick houses that used to be here. These were not unlike houses we had seen in Mali, Kenya and Ethiopia that people are still...More

Thank Sus1952
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

This is one of the places everyone should see. Wonderful to see one of the first cities of the world in the world. Interesting to see stretless city, doors in the ceilings.

Thank DrHEZ
Reviewed 20 November 2016

If you love history and archaeology do not miss this impressive site near Konya. From Konya you can take a minibus to Cumra and then a Taxi to the terrain , but we found it easier to get a Taxi from Konya with a guide....More

Thank Helena B
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Very interesting for those who are interested in archeology and can read from ruins from a protocity. Will be more interesting for a wider public when the 'model' houses will show how it looked like 10.000 years ago

Thank Jean-PierreDK
Reviewed 3 August 2016

The archeological site of an organised township from the very earliest of agrarian societies c7000BCE. Small interpretive centre present but thankfully the main site enclosed. Mud brick and early wall painting and decoration. This is the very beginning of our urban rather than nomadic life....More

Thank _rd_gynae
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Glad google maps came through for us as the sign posting was non existent in the direction we drove from- Goreme To visit the ruins you need to be accompanied by a local guide. There is no entry charge You start first in an interpretative...More

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