Poetry born from the ashes...

A stunning terrain formed over millions of years by the lava and ashes spewed from Mount Erciyes and Mount Hasandağı; carved by water and wind over millennia; and sculpted ivory-like by monks, priests and master stone cutters… A dizzying miracle of nature, adorned in bridal white in winter, decked out in red roses and gurgling fountains in spring, full of wild oleaster and nightingale song come summer…
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Towering above it all...

Companion to the clouds, Uçhisar boasts panoramic views of the Cappadocia plateau and looks out over the natural fortresses of Başhisar and Ortahisar… Spread out along Pigeon Valley (Güvercinlik Vadisi), its foothills are a fairyland of charming houses and sprawling mansions connected by underground tunnels, of churches, monasteries and freshwater springs… A unique heritage, and for centuries one of the foremost dwelling places of the people of Cappadocia,  Uçhisar salutes majestic Mount Erciyes every morning and is bathed in silver moonlight every night…

Transportation

Uçhisar is located 7 km east of Nevşehir, 12 km west of Ürgüp and 10 km south of Avanos. It is situated in the exact center of the large Cappadocia triangle 80 kilometers from Aksaray to the west, Kayseri to the east and Niğde to the south on the Üçhisar highway. There are daily scheduled flights from Istanbul to Kayseri and the Nevşehir Cappadocia Airport.

Coordinates: 38° 37' 47.69" N , 34° 48' 19.40" E