Nevşehir: The Silk Road at Cappadocia

Event or Heritage: 
Heritage
Nevşehir, mostly known for its fairy chimneys, is located at the heart of Cappadocia along the ancient Silk Road route which is home to natural beauties as well as underground cities and rock-hewn churches. The most beautiful examples of civic architecture with rich stonemasonry in Ürgüp, Ortahisar, Mustafapaşa, İbrahimpaşa, Uçhisar, Göreme and Avanos, namely Ortahisar Castle and Uçhisar Castle attract millions of tourists from across the world.
Type of heritage: 
Tangible (monuments, buildings, architecture, landscapes)
Silk road connection: 
located on Silk Road
Name of the Organization: 
Ministry of Culture and Tourism
Type of the Organizer: 
Government
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Locations

Nevşehir Nevşehir
Turkey
38° 37' 28.8984" N, 34° 42' 50.9436" E
Nevşehir Nevşehir
Turkey
38° 37' 28.8984" N, 34° 42' 50.9436" E