Urgup: The Land Of The Magical Fairy Chimneys
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. While taking a walk in the streets of Urgup where stone houses encircling you , you will feel that you are following the footsteps of the residents of these lands who walked this streets with joy, despair, peace, fear, disappointment… All these memories can be felt in the atmosphere, you can feel it the land you walk by, you can feel it in the air you breathe, you can feel it in a local coffee shop that you take a little rest.
As in all Cappadocia, Urgup has a lot to offer in terms of sightseeings. Kızılcukur Valley that is colored in red in sunset, Pink Valley with unique fairy chimneys that resembles a group of people turned to stone or a traveler cortege looking at the same direction as if they are waiting for directions are great locations to visit. Wish Hill is also a must see with the magical view of Urgup on one side and the Mount Erciyes’ paramount and a bit intimidating sillhoutte on the other.
It would not be fair not to visit the vineyards while visiting Urgup; we are pretty sure that you would be interested in the places where the delicious vines born.