Top Historical Places in Goreme

Are you looking to explore the history of Goreme through the ages? There are a number of historical destinations in Goreme including the time-honored buildings, monuments, palaces, and parks where you can learn about the glorious past of Goreme. The presence of these historical sites and museums will take you on a walk through Goreme ‘s rich history.
If you are willing to have an in-depth historical information about Goreme, we recommend that you take a wonderful guided tour to cover the major historical attractions. Also, check the opening and closing time for each so that you can organize your time. Make sure that you go through the complete list of historical places in Goreme for a great trip!

Let's witness the history of Goreme with these top historical places - monuments and landmarks:

  1. Goreme Open - Air Museum

    Art Museum, Church, Historical Site, Tomb

    A compilation of a dozen of religious Christian buildings belonging to the 10th, 11th  and 12 centuries like churches tombs and more combine to form the Goreme Open air museum.The museum houses caves and beautiful Byzantine era paintings of Biblical scenes as well.You'd hardly find these unique pieces elsewhere. The museum demands a hike through the historic site where you come across comm...Read more
  2. Fairy Chimneys

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    Fairy Chimneys

    Historical Site

    These unique chimneys that stand about 100 feet tall look unusual yet lovely. The story behind these chimneys are that when the land was eroded due to climatic conditions the softer part which formed the base and partial height of these chimneys fell to rumbles; while the topmost layer was too hard to be effected by erosion. Therefore these mushroom look-alike structures stand as attractions in...Read more
  3. El Nazar Kilise

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    El Nazar Kilise

    Art And Culture, Historical Site

    El Nazar Kilise is a remarkable structure carved out of a rock with colorful frescoes of the 10th century. The church was restored by the UNESCO. The beautiful church is carved into a fairy chimney with graves in the eastern arm. The church is painted in archaic style.
  4. Agzikarahan Hani

    Historical Site

    The historical Agzikarahan Hani was once built to shelter traders and their goods. Traders were guaranteed insurance for a lapse in protection of their goods here. The preserved Caravanserai has divided sections for summer and winter lodging inside. While visiting this place you would also see other ruins of other Caravanserais.
  5. Honey Valley

    Village, Historical Site, Valley

    Goreme itself is a honey colored village and the complementing honey valley makes for a pleasant hike in the village. Even this valley is commonly known as the valley of love. It offers spectacular views of its surroundings but is slightly muddy.