Goreme is a town located in Cappadocia, a historical region of Turkey with the Goreme Valley being a significant tourism destination with the first settlements dating back between 1800 and 1200 B.C. Today Goreme is an enchanting region of swirling volcanic rock landscapes, villages carved out of the hillsides, rock-cut churches with dazzling frescoes, and labyrinth underground cities. The region is also known for its superb artisans including pottery craftsmen, rug makers and wines, that have been made in the region for thousands of years.
The best way to experience this historical site is by indulging in some of the best things to do in Goreme, which include Goreme Open - Air Museum, Zelve Open Air Museum, Fairy Chimneys, Agzikarahan Hani and the Underground Cities. Other top attractions include natural landscapes and valleys such as the Goreme National Park, Rose Valley, Pigeon Valley, Zemi Valley and the Honey Valley. The region is renowned internationally for its artisans and handicrafts which can be seen at Art of Emrer and Tribal Collections Nomadic Rugs and Textiles. One can indulge in a horseback ride which and enjoy the mesmerising landscape or go for a Turkish massage at the Kelebek Hammam. The city offers Pottery Kebabs which is the mouth-watering delicacy of the area and is a must try. The best and the most intoxicating thing to do when in Goreme is to catch the view of the dramatic landscape whilst on a hot air balloon ride. Goreme is a place which is shrouded in history and is mysterious and encaptivating at the same time making it one of the most sought travel destinations in the world.