Ihlara Valley Cappadocia

Ihlara Valley

Ihlara Valley

Who doesn’t want to travel in time? If you are one of those who are curious about time traveling, then Ihlara Valley Cappadocia is the right place for you! The 14-kilometer-long valley has always been an important religious center since the early days of Christianity. It sheds light on the numerous churches and historical living spaces. The frescoed churches formed by the geological features of the region. people carved them into the rocks just like the spirit of the monastery. 

ıhlara valley

You can still visit the architecture while wandering inside the amazing structures. 14 of these churches are open for visit. These are Agacaltı, Sumbullu, Yilanli, Kokar, Prenliseki, Egritas, Direkli, Saint Georgeus, Karagedik, Ala, Bezirhane, Bahattin Samanligi and Batkin Churches. If you want to see pictures, they takes place at the bottom of this page.



You should be ready before starting your valley walk for 382 step ladder. It may take up to four hours depending on your pace. You should take your time while traveling through the old times. However, you don’t need to worry about time because resting spots on the Melendiz Stream allow you to take breaks and rinse your journey down with a cup of tea.

The Churches in the Ihlara Valley

Ağaçaltı Church

agacalti-kilisesi-ihlara-vadisi

Sümbüllü Church

sümbüllü church



 

Yılanlı Church

yılanlı church

 

Kokar Church

kokar church

Egritas Church

egritas church

 

Direkli Church

direkli church



 

St. Georgeus Church

St. Georgeus Church

 

Karagedik Church

Karagedik church

Ala ( Alahan) Monastery

alahan monastery



 

Bezirhane Church

Bezirhane church

 

Bahattin Samanlığı

bahattin samanlıgı



 

Batkın Church

batkın church

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