Ürgüp

424_2.jpg
Cappadocia

Ürgüp is region of Nevşehir. With a history going back to the Hittites, it has been an important
settlement area in every period. Its ancient name was Assiana. At the same time, it was one of the
first setlements of Christians; the structures left from this period are very much ruinded. Its single or
grouped churches and monasteries are the oldest building (7th) century of Cappadocia region. ÜrgüpThe
Saint Basil and Tavşanlı churches in Mustafa Pasha (Sinassos) near this region, are buildings that are
presently open to visitors. 18km Southwest of the region, in the Damse village, is the Taşkınpaşa
Külliyesi, which is the most interesting Islamic complex in the area. It has remained from 14th
century, the period in which the Karamanoğulları reignedover the this region. On the road from
Ürgüp to Nevşehir, typical examplesof tufa pyramid formations can be seen, which are the landmark
of Cappadocia. İf you  want join hot air balloon cappadocia event look at here.Ürgüp is also famous for its wine and its rocks houses.


Reviews