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Situated Near Yesilhisar In The Province of Kayseri, Kayseri 38800, Turkey
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The history is amazing, though several of the most interesting ones were closed for restoration, it seems. And they don't allow pictures inside them, even without a flash. Sometimes it seems the vivid paintings were not always untouched. In some of the caves without much...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank J010199
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We drove from Goreme to Soganli Valley. It was a pleasant drive. The valley entrance is almost 3km off the main road. There's a 3TL/person entrance fee. The area feels lost and forgotten, at the same time gives a calm and serene atmosphere. The hills...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ykh_malaysia
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

This place is about 40mins drive from Urgup, unless you pay a driver to take you here, your need a car. The drive to it is beautiful the area itself is lovely. You will see plenty of nature and also cave dwellings in the valleys,...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 764usmanm
Reviewed 18 June 2017

This was the first place we have visited in Cappadocia, to introduce ourselves with cave churches and stange rock formation. We took a nice hike to visit the area, very interesting and pleasant. After the visit, stop for lunch at Soganli Kapadokya Restaurant, it is...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank InaTatiana
Reviewed 6 April 2017

wonderful valley, great hikes, good stone and stone domed churches. One abandoned village of stone houses, those villagers who remain extremely welcoming. No other visitors on the day we arrived. The Soganli Restaurant, situated on the river bank, is owned and run by a very...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank emmaWG
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

I visited Soganli during the last day of my trip in Cappadocia and perhaps this affected my judgment. Although there are frescos and churches dated V-VI century I have to say that this site is definitively less spectacular than most of the other sites in...More

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank Vale_Gila81
Reviewed 1 May 2016

The Sognali Valley is a great option if you want to get away from the tourist crowds. It’s ideal for a half day hike. Here you will find lots of rock cut churches, pigeon houses and unusual rock formations and if you are lucky, like...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Paula B
Reviewed 4 March 2016

There are several churches near Soganli which is off the main tourist route. We enjoyed hiking up steps and over rocks to explore these historic churches. The valley in which they are located was beautiful. If it is sunny please remember to carry water and...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Marc13510
Reviewed 22 November 2015 via mobile

My wife and I hired a car in Urgup and took a day trip which included a visit to the underground city of Derinkuyu before heading onto Soganli. It makes for a great day. It takes about 45 minutes to get to the underground city...More

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank IJonesTravel
Reviewed 21 November 2015

Soganli Valley is about a 80km drive from Goreme, taking in some breathtaking views on the way. (be sure to stop at Keslik monastry on the way). Although rather cold on the day we visited in November which did limit our time there, on a...More

Date of experience: November 2015
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