Situated on the Nevşehir-Ürgüp road, Ortahisar has taken its name from a castle in the centre of the
town similar to that of Uçhisar, but a little smaller in demensions, hundredsof cave dwellings are
found here. Ortahisar is an important fruit storage centre deu to its geological structure. The
underground depots at different points in the village, keep the same temperature summer or winter,
and are therefore especially suitable fort he storage of all citrus fruits, as well as apples.