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The Hill of Wishes

The Hill of Wishes  cappadocia The Hill of Wishes Turkey The Hill of Wishes Erected by Vecihi Pacha in 1268, the mausoleum of Nükrettin, popularly known as …

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Six Gates cappadocia

Six Gates cappadocia Six windows would be a more appropriate name for this mausoleum, erected for the wives and children of an unknown commander of the …

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Women’s Fortress

women’s fortress watches   Women’s Fortress  Women’s Fortress cappadocia The castle used to be a refuge for Seljuk women and children in time of peril. It …

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Hacibektas Cappadocia

Hacibektas Data Hacibektas Cappadocia  Hacibektas Turkey Hacibektas The Islamic Bektaşi sect, which has its spiritual center here, was founded by Hacibektas Veli in the 13th century, an …

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Urgup Cappadocia

Urgup Cappadocia  Urgup data  Urgup Turkey This township is an important administrative and commercial center much frequented by foreigners coming to Cappadocia.. Before the Ottoman …

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MUSTAFAPACHA

MUSTAFAPACHA URGUP MUSTAFAPACHA CAPPADOCIA MUSTAFAPACHA Formerly known as Sinasos, the village was inhabited by Greek Orthodox Christians until the 1924 population exchange between Greece and Turkey. …

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THE URGUP MUSEUM AND LIBRARY

Treasures some unique manuscripts, including the work of Guillaume de Jerphanion, a French art historian, who had spent most of his life in the Cappadocia …

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Silver Town

Silver Town Date Silver Town Cappadocia Silver Town Fifteen kilometers north of Gülsehir, on the road to Hacibektas, a short earthroad takes the visitor to Gümüşken, an …

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