Explore the Breathtaking Wonders of Goreme on a Hot Air Balloon Ride

Goreme Open Air Museum is one of Turkey's World Heritage sites and is a stop on every Cappodicia tour, and tourists usually spend a few hours in the Museum and explore the breathtaking wonders of Goreme on a hot air balloon ride. The beautiful monastic Byzantine rock-cut churches and chapels are located at the top of the Goreme Centre.  To discover and explore the natural wonders of Goreme open air museum you should definitely book a hot air balloon ride for the next morning you arrive in Cappadocia.  Read More...

Explore the Breathtaking Wonders of Goreme on a Hot Air Balloon Ride
The first sight you will visit is the Aziz Basil Sapeli Church, St. Basil was born in Kayseri, so it is not surprising that this is the first stop. Private Göreme Open-Air Museum tours will take you to what looks like a monastic complex with scores of refectory monasteries side-by-side, each with its very own church.
 
The rock-cut churches and monk-cells are amazing and hold pieces from the 10th through to the 12th centuries. The highlights on many Göreme open-air museum tours is the Apple Church (Elmali Kilise), The Snake Church (Yilanli Kilise) and the Dark Church (Karanlik Kilise) there are many more that have some amazing wall-paintings and decorated chambers. Göreme is one of the most famous and most visited sites in Turkey and most Göreme Open-Air Museum tours are top notch.

When you leave and finish any Goreme Open-Air Museum tour a visit to the Tokalı Kilise, is a must. One of Göreme's biggest and most beautiful churches, with an underground chapel and fabulous, restored frescoes. Entry through the barrel-vaulted chamber that has frescoes showing the life of Christ. Visits to the Göreme open-air museum Adalah and Zelve open-air museum tours will enthral your day.

Best Time To Visit Goreme Open Air Museum

The weather in Cappadocia at the high season from June-August is when temperatures are at there highest up to and over 40 degrees, you will find it uncomfortable to travel around. In May and September, it will be warm but comfortable, and it is when the temperatures are more bearable to do Göreme Open Air Museum tours.

Typical Costs in Goreme Open Air Museum

Costs will vary and depend on when you decide to take any Göreme Open Air Museum tours. Prices of food will also depend on where you dine, local restaurants are priced reasonably but if you're on a budget many tours include food. If you choose to have any drink or food at your local hotel, it can be a little expensive.

Know Before Visiting Goreme Open Air Museum

You will need to obtain a visa before entering Turkey apply before you purchase any of your Göreme Open Air Museum tours. Wear appropriate clothing, cover up where required and comfortable footwear when visiting any religious destinations. Have a digital copy of your passport with you and leave it at your accommodation.

Weather in Goreme Open Air Museum

The weather is good most of the year from June until the end of October the weather is fantastic, getting scorching from July through to September with temperatures of up to 45 degrees! If you are booking any Göreme Open Air Museum tours the best time is from May - November when the weather is at its best but be prepared.

Dining And Nightlife in Goreme Open Air Museum

Cappadocia is a small rural village with ancient ruins and magnificent mountains so in terms of dining and nightlife many visitors on Göreme Open Air Museum Tours tend to stay in their hotels as the stays in this region are short. There are some beautiful places to eat like Hans Restaurant (Traditional Turkish food) there are some wine bars with live Turkish music also which can be perfect for some tourists.

Shopping in Goreme Open Air Museum

Turkey is a shoppers paradise this is evident when you go on any Göreme Open Air Museum tours via Cappadocia as they will stop off at Ceramic Stores, Leather Shops and carpet shops during the tour day. The bargains you will get on these tours can be terrific, and discounts can be quite high, many shops will give you refreshments.

How to Reach Goreme Open Air Museum

Fly into Kayseri Erkilet Airport from any major city in Turkey and Göreme Open Air Museum is only 75-80km away by land and will take an hour get there. 

Flying from Nevsehir Cappadocia Göreme Open Air Museum is approximately 40km which is a drive of around 45 minutes.  

Land transport and buses from cities like Istanbul, Antalya, Ankara, Izmir are readily available and include services to Nevsehir and Göreme.  

Collection time for pick up to any airport from the Göreme Open Air Museum area is approximately 2 - 3 Hours before your flight departure. 

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