Nevsehir: The Mystique City Of Middle Anatolia

Nevsehir, originally named as Nissa by the ancient civilizations Hittites, has been one of the most important tourism and agriculture centers of its region. It is a very well-known travel destination not only for Turkey; but for the whole world.

The main source of Nevsehir’s fame if course Cappadocia, the home of the fairy chimneys that gives a dreamland vibe to the region. Cappadocia, which hosts millions of local and foreign tourists each year, offers an unforgettable travel experience to its visitors.Watching the sunrise in a hot-air balloon with the first morning lights, enjoying the magnificent view of the majestic Mount Erciyes from the top of a high fairy chimney, watching the sun descending like a fireball over the fairy chimneys… These are some amazing sceneries that we cannot come across everyday. People who experienced this feeling will probably understand us better, as they might have wished to stop the time in there to prolong these delightful moments a bit more. The first color comes to mind is yellow of course when we want to describe the city. Every photograph that you take in this photogenic city will resemble and old movie scene in magical city Nevsehir. We would like to take a moment in here and send an open letter to our favorite director Wes Anderson. He may have noticed that yet; but Cappadocia is for sure the best location for his dreamy cinematic universe. Or we may have gotten a bit too excited to see our beloved Cappadocia through our favorite director’s camera.

Nevsehir offers to its visitors countless touristic spots like Avanos, Goreme, Uchisar, Ihlara and Pigeon Valleys, mesmerizing underground cities and a memorable experience with its unique atmosphere like a channels between today and the past. Thanks to the well-preserved historical legacy, you can feel like you are following the footsteps of11 a former resident of the city. Whether you are tourist that randomly picked a location to spend a few days or a diehard traveler, Nevsehir one of the few places that will bewitch you with its authentic beauty. There is not many place on the face of planet earth, as extraordinary as and as original as Nevsehir. Therefore, the city has proven its worth attracting millions of tourists from all around the world every year.

Top attractions in Nevsehir


Lying within the boundaries of middle Anatolian cities like Nevsehir, Kayseri and Aksaray; Cappadocia is one of the main touristic areas of Turkey containing the most extraordinary sightseeings such as Uchisar, Urgup, Goreme, Avanos and Zelve.


Goreme, home of the magnificent fairy chimneys, is one of the main touristic spots of Nevsehir and one of the first places that witnessed the spread of Christianity.


When it comes to Urgup, first scene comes to mind is the rise of a beautiful full moon between two fairy chimneys standing side by side; but looking opposite directions as two lovers who are angry with each other.


Did you know that Avanos is the heart of pottery production in Cappadocia, following the footsteps of Hittite culture? Being a home for fairy chimneys that are some of the most eccentric natural formations of Turkey, of the world really is more than enough.

Goreme Open Air Museum

Goreme Open Air Museum is one of the largest open air museums of the world, that is included in UNESCO World Heritage List. In amazing ancient city, there are numerous houses, churches, monasteries, graves and schools were built by carving the rocks thousands of years ago.


Uchisar hosts the Uchisar Castle that is the perfect spot for the visitors who would like to enjoy the Cappadocia’s amazing panoramic view that is beyond comparison from the top.

Uchisar Castle

Uchisar Castle is the perfect spot for the visitors who would like to enjoy the Cappadocia’s amazing panoramic view that is beyond comparison from the top. It consists of two majestic rocks with many houses graves, vaults and sanctuaries carved on them with great efforts.

Kaymakli Underground City

Kaymakli is an important underground city of Cappadocia that is built for defence and protection purposes. Today 4 layers of the city is open to visitors. It is consisting of the rooms, worshipping areas, vaults, graves and barns that interconnected via ladders, passages and narrow holes.

Derinkuyu Underground City

Derinkuyu Underground City was first built for the hiding and protection needs of first Christians that settled in the area and today it is one of the biggest underground cities of Cappadocia.

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