Argeus
Tourism & Travel

Address
Istiklal Cad. No:7
50400 Urgup/Nevsehir
Phone
+ 90 384 3414688
Fax
+ 90 384 3414888

 
 


HIGHLIGHTS OF CAPPADOCIA MINI TOUR CLASSICAL (3 Days)
Starting from Ankara Airport and
Ending at Kayseri Airport


DAY 1 ANATOLIAN CIVILIZATIONS MUSEUM
For travelers visiting the Hittite and Phyrgian settlements, Ankara's Museum of Ancient Anatolian Civilizations is a must to see. The museum takes the visitor through a perfectly organized chronological set of stands. The museum was awarded 'The Museum of the Year in Europe' in 1997.
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DAY 1 ATATURK'S MAUSOLEUM
Following the death of Ataturk on 10 November 1938, Rasattepe was selected as the side for a mausoleum which would command a view right over Ankara. A competition was opened for a design befitting the founder of modern Turkey, and that by Professor Emin Onat and Associate Professor Dr Orhan Arda was selected.Visitors to Atatürk's Mausoleum first see the towers of Freedom and Independence, and groups of statues by sculptor Huseyin Ozkan. They then pass along the 262m long Lion Road leading to the ceremonial square. On the exterior of the great hall of the mausoleum are inscribed Atatürk's Address to Turkey's Youth and extracts from his Tenth Year Speech ending in the famous words, "Happy is he who calls himself a Turk". These inscriptions in gold are the work of Emin Barin.

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DAY 1 AGZIKARAHAN CARAVANSERAI
One of the greatest achievements of the Anatolian Seljuks was the construction of a network of large caravanserais in Anatolia. Having achieved political stability, centralisation of power and control of the overland trade, Seljuks began to open up a network of international trade routes, adapting their military and economic policies to the trade, to which they accorded very great importance. International trade between Anatolia and the Near East, Central Asia and Europe was carried by the carvans, with caravanserais providing overnight accommodation, food and security for the travellers, as well as serving as staging post for the armies.
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DAY 2 DEVRENT
One magical corner in the countless panoramic valleys of Cappadocia, here is an unbelievable landscape with its rock formations and savage feeling; one of the best introductions to understanding the formation of fairy chimneys.
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DAY 2 ZELVE OPEN AIR MUSEUM
The ancient town of Zelve lies in three adjacent valleys with buildings carved into the steep sides of the cliffs. The deserted cave dwellings and rock-cut churches give a feeling of an open-air museum, which is the right name for the site.
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DAY 2 PASABAG
The best place to see three-headed fairy chimneys. Pasabag, the Pasha's Vineyard, is surrounded by incredible natural rock formations; a spectacular scene.
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DAY 2 AVANOS
A center of terra cotta art since 3000 BC, it is a town where you will be invited to visit a traditional pottery workshop, which is possibly set deep into the hillsides. The clay, which comes from the Red River passing through the town, gives life both to the land and to the local economy.
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DAY 2 GOREME OPEN AIR MUSEUM
Goreme was known, in the ancient times, as Korama. The first references to it are in the early 7th c Acts of St Hieron, a 3rd C. saint who was a native of Matianoi, or the modern Maccan. Goreme is an amphitheatre of ample portions surrounded by steep cliffs leading to a pleasant, verdant valley, which puzzles every single visitor, by the interesting access to many of the caves. The place we refer as the Goreme Open Air Museum is located in a small part of the whole valley, and right next door to the modern village of Goreme. It must have been such a convenient place to dwell that Goreme acted as one of the most important monastic settlements in the early Christian ages.
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DAY 2 THE DARK CHURCH
Goreme Open Air Museum has so many churches, monasteries, chapels and refectories carved in nearly the same century. Some of these churches painted in different periods with different techniques. The Dark Church has the best frescoes of Cappadocia, maybe Turkey !!! The art is living on the walls of the Dark Church.
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DAY 2 UCHISAR ROCK-CASTLE
Uchisar is a troglodyte town situated right in the middle of Cappadocia. It is named after the enormous piece of rock in the center of the town, which was once used as a castle. This extraordinary rock is the highest peak of the area with the view of whole Cappadocia and Erciyes (Argeus) Mountain.
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DAY 3 RED VALLEY
Red Valley, with its fabulous rock formations, is in the heart of Cappadocia, but away from the tourist crowds. Rock-cut hermit churches with frescoes fit the valley's mystic atmosphere.
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DAY 3 MUSTAFAPASA
Named 'Sinasos' in Greek, Mustafapasa is one of the villages that was under active construction until the population exchange in 1924. Consequently the village has many fine examples of both the Greek and the Turkish Architecture.
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DAY 3 KAYMAKLI UNDEGROUND CITY
Kaymakli and Derinkuyu underground cities are the two largest and deepest of the 40 others in Cappadocia. They both have eight floors, although not all are open to the public.
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2 Pax
USD 1015
3 Pax
USD 795
4 Pax
USD 675
5 Pax
USD 605
6 Pax
USD 555




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