After all covid storms in the world, you really deserve a well-suited perfect vacation. Cappadocia is one of the most unique destinations in the world. If you are wondering, is Cappadocia worth visiting, yeah. Totally worth it, you must visit Cappadocia at least once in your life. So we gathered the Top 10 Things To Do in Cappadocia 2022 for your next trip to Cappadocia. Whether you stay 2-3 days in Cappadocia or more, you should check that list. Because it includes the Best attractions to visit in Cappadocia.
Top 10 Things To Do in Cappadocia 2022
Here are top 10 things to do in Cappadocia 2022. Let’s start.
1. Cappadocia Hot Air Balloon Flight
Cappadocia best known for the amazing Cappadocia hot air balloon flight. It is good to remember that either you can pick only balloon travel or you can join all day Cappadocia tours which include hot air balloon flight. P. S. Check the weather of Cappadocia before your vacation. Turkey has predictable weather, so no worries.
Every year, there is also Hot Air Balloon Festival in Cappadocia. Make sure that you will catch this amazing event.
2. Fairy Chimneys
Fairy Chimneys is one of the best attractions to visit in Cappadocia. It’s incredibly unique and natural beauty. They are formations which are older than 1500 years. You must visit with these unique hoodoo forms.
3. Pottery Workshops in Cappadocia
If you have enough time in your Cappadocia vacation, here is a very traditional and different thing to do: Pottery Workshops in Cappadocia are very famous attractions but it is a very personal experience. If you are interested in pottery and ceramics you must explore the traditional pottery workshops and museums in Avanos or other destinations.
4. Goreme Open Air Museum
Ancient cave churches and chapels are waiting for you at Goreme open air museum.You must add this place to your bucket list. Karanlik Kilise also exists in Goreme open air museum. Visiting Goreme open air museum is one of the best Top 10 Things To Do in Cappadocia 2022 whether you explore with or without a guide. It opens every day. Currently the entrance fee is 100 Turkish Liras. Besides, Goreme open air museum has audio guidance services.
5. Pigeon Valley
Pigeon Valley is another famous destination in Cappadocia. Be ready for long walks! Be ready for instagrammable photos! Stay hydrated. Pigeon Valley is a perfect destination under the title of things to do in Cappadocia.
6. Uchisar Castle
Uchisar Castle is another best attraction for tourists. You must visit that beautiful destination in Cappadocia too. If you are wondering about what is there to do in Cappadocia at night? Watching the sunset from Uchisar Castle is one of the best things to do in cappadocia at night. Besides, you may explore the pubs and nightlife places in Cappadocia for more things to do at night
7. Asmali Konak
Asmali Konak is a very famous house which was the host of a famous Turkish TV series in 2002. Nowadays it is like a museum that anybody can visit. So if you have enough time this may be an interesting option in order to discover more about Turkish culture. Asmalı Konak is one of the best attractions to visit in Cappadocia. You should visit that almost 200 hundred years old house which has 42 rooms inside. Check this link for more info.
8. Underground Cities in Turkey
That’s one of the real hidden gems in Cappadocia, Turkey. As mentioned in things to do in Cappadocia Reddit, the underground cities in Turkey are very ancient and mysterious. Very cavern and creepy. If you have claustrophobia, be aware that cities may be a little bit of a trigger zone. If you are excited about discovering it immediately, take a thin jacket with you. Because all of the underground cities (Derinkuyu, Kaymakli, Mazi etc.) are chilly places.
9. Wine Tasting
Wine tasting in Cappadocia is incredibly enjoyable. There are so many tiny wine places, houses and cafes in Cappadocia. However if you want to explore more about traditional and local wines you should go to the bigger places. You can know this destination with vineyards and wine cellars. As far as I know Kocabag Winery is very famous which is in Uchisar, also I had been to Turasan Winery (which is in Urgup, very close to the Asmali Konak) many years ago. This experience will be like visiting a special museum or a library. Also you can buy wines from them. That taste -which you tried before- could be an unforgettable gift for your dearest friends in your hometown.
In addition, we highly recommended you to check our Best Restaurants in Cappadocia blog post later.
10. Shopping in Cappadocia
Cappadocia is one of the most famous destinations in Turkey. As well as unique and traditional places. Besides being a witness of ancient history and natural beauties, you can find really unique memories in Cappadocia. In every corner you can find traditional souvenirs in tiny gift shops (no malls in Cappadocia). Handmade pottery products for travellers, ceramics, local vines, rag dolls, tiny sculptures, evil eyes, magnets etc… Those dreamlike details are very unique souvenirs and they will be excellent memories for your Cappadocia, Turkey visit.
In addition, if you are wondering more things about your trip to Turkey, please visit Turkey solo travel itinerary.
You have decided to travel to Cappadocia, but are you thinking where to stay? We have prepared a where to stay guide in Cappadocia for you.
So what can I eat in Cappadocia? We have listed the best restaurants in Cappadocia for you.
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