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  • Address: Cappadocia, Turkey
  • Hours: May–Oct: 8am - 6pm; Nov–Apr: 8:30am - 5:30pm
  • Admission: €6.50

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Kaymakli Underground City Tours

Kaymaklı is a city dug deep into the soft volcanic rock in the Cappadocia region. There are around 100 underground cities in the area although only a few are open to the public. Kaymaklı is the largest of them. It is estimated that around 3,500 people once lived here.
 
Built under a hill known as the Citadel of Kaymaklı, the city consists of 8 underground levels made up of low, narrow, sloping passageways. The city is arranged around the ventilation shafts which bring in air. Early inhabitants chose to live some of the time underground as protection against the heat and the marauding tribes who regularly passed through the region looking to attack and plunder.
 
The city was opened to visitors in 1964 although only 4 of the 8 levels are accessible. The first level was meant for stables, the second level had a church and some living areas, the third level was kitchens and storage. Current inhabitants of Kaymaklı still use parts of the undergound city for storage, stables and cellars.

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Tour of Highlights of Cappadocia with Lunch, Goreme, null
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Tour of Highlights of Cappadocia with Lunch

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 18 Reviews

Enjoy a small group Cappadocia tour with free lunch in amazing landscape. You will experience the Goreme Open Air Museum, Cavusin, Pasabag, Kaymakli and ...  Read more

Location: Göreme, Turkey
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $71.62
Cappadocia in a Day, Urgup, Day Trips
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 3

Cappadocia in a Day

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 3 Reviews

On this tour you will visit the southern part of Cappadocia and the underground settlements of Kaymakli.

Location: Ürgüp, Turkey
Duration: 1 day (approx.)

From USD $36.05
Small Group: Cappadocia Full Day Tour with Red Valley and Kaymakli Underground City, Cappadocia, ... 
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Small Group: Cappadocia Full Day Tour with Red Valley and Kaymakli Underground City

Visit Red and Rose Valley and Cavusin Cave Village. Descend into the Underground City of Kaymakli. Explore Pigeon Valley, Greek houses of Uchisar and the ...  Read more

Location: Göreme, Turkey
Duration: 1 day (approx.)

From USD $58.49
Private Cappadocia Full-Day Tour, Urgup, Hiking & Camping
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 3

Private Cappadocia Full-Day Tour

Visit Cappadocia in one day with this private itinerary. This itinerary has been created especially for guests who do not have a long time to spend in the ...  Read more

Location: Urgup, Turkey
Duration: 1 day (approx.)

From USD $188.59
Private Tour: Best of Cappadocia with Wine Tasting, Cappadocia, Day Trips
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Private Tour: Best of Cappadocia with Wine Tasting

See the best Cappadocia has to offer while on this 8-hour private tour. Travel through the region where you will come across Pigeon Valley, Fairy Chimneys, and ...  Read more

Location: Göreme, Turkey
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $128.91
Private Tour: Discovering Cappadocia Full-Day City Tour, Cappadocia, Cultural Tours
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Private Tour: Discovering Cappadocia Full-Day City Tour

Today’s Itinerary is a combination of our very popular Blue and Red Cappadocia Tours.

Location: Göreme, Turkey
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $116.97
Southern Cappadocia Tour: Cavusin, Red Valley, Kaymakli Underground City and Pigeon Valley, ... 
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Southern Cappadocia Tour: Cavusin, Red Valley, Kaymakli Underground City and Pigeon Valley

3.5 star rating: Worth doing 8 Reviews

Take in the highlights of Turkey’s southern Cappadocia region on this full-day tour. With an expert local guide, delve into the extraordinary Kaymakli ...  Read more

Location: Cappadocia, Turkey
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $46.55
Cappadocia Full Day Tour Including Kaymakli Underground City, Cappadocia, Walking Tours
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Cappadocia Full Day Tour Including Kaymakli Underground City

Small group tour covering the Red Valley, Cavusin Valley, Kaymakli Underground City, Ucguzeller and Uchisar.

Location: Göreme, Turkey
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $60.00
Private Ancient Tour of Cappadocia, Cappadocia, Day Trips
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Private Ancient Tour of Cappadocia

Private Ancient Cappadocia tour. Red Valley, Love Valley, Kaymakli Underground City, Cavusin Village and Uchisar Castle. Enjoy the best of these fantastic ...  Read more

Location: Göreme, Turkey
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $93.10
Private Full Day Cappadocia Tour: Kaymakli Undergroung City and Goreme Open Air Museum, Cappadocia, ... 
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 3

Private Full Day Cappadocia Tour: Kaymakli Undergroung City and Goreme Open Air Museum

Explore the best of Cappadocia on a special private tour. The tour by the region including the most famous attractions: Kaymakli Underground City, Pigeon ...  Read more

Location: Göreme, Turkey
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $95.49

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