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Nevsehir Province

Zelve Open Air Museum  -  While smaller than our Open Air Museum the one at Zelve in Nevsehir also has many interesting features. With more colors and just being easy to walk around due to being smaller this is another way to enjoy the fairy chimneys.

Cemal Ranch - Enjoy horse riding in Turkey with Asian and European styles mixed. Take a two or three hour ride through the countryside, with guides and gentle horses suitable even for children. website

Sarihan Caravanserai - See the original Whirling Dirvishes!

Nevsehir Museum - This area has much history as it has been busy since the times of the Silk Road trade route with people travelling between Asian and European continents. Many of these traces are now lost but at the Museum see what has been preserved. website

Hacibektas - The town of Haci Bektas is about 40 minutes drive from Goreme and famed for its connection with Ataturk and with the Whirling Dirvishes.  Today visit the town to learn more about the sect which follows the teachings of Haci Bektas-i Veli.  Visit to learn more about them.