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Address: Near the Open-Air Museum in Goreme, Goreme, Turkey

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TL;DR; Camel guys offer for you to pat a camel and take a picture on it. Before you know what's happening you are on a camel ride and they are demanding money. Full version: Two... read more

1 of 5 bubblesReviewed 8 August 2015
ydoog44
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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

TL;DR; Camel guys offer for you to pat a camel and take a picture on it. Before you know what's happening you are on a camel ride and they are demanding money. Full version: Two guys with camels on the main street tried to get my wife and I to pat one of their camels that were sitting down on... More 

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Lakewood, Colorado
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2014

Wish I had read forum this before today. Yes, please, please, please stay away from the camel photo place 50 meters below the Goreme Open Air Museum. Like kjayk and FirstL, my husband and I were scammed by these three con artists. Like kjayk warns: Negotiate the price first (ESPECIALLY WHICH CURRENCY!) before you are forced on the camel and... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2014

We chanced upon 3 camels and their handlers as we walked from the Open Air Museum at Goreme into the town of Goreme. One of the handlers grabbed my husband who was wearing a hat, and said "you a cowboy, you ride my camel". Before my husband got on the camel, he asked the handler how much and was quite... More 

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Istanbul
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2013

Guy with the three camels asks my wife and I if we want a picture or to ride the camels. I ask how much and he says 5 for a photo or 20 to ride and it's okay to do together. We agree to the photo thinking it will be 5 lira. Soon as we are on the camel he... More 

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