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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Café
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“Beautiful romantic setting and outdoor terraces with views . I particularly like their mezze menu where you get to sample a selection of local dishes. Reservations needed in the tourist season ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Café
“My all-time favourite restaurant in Cappadocia for great home-style cooking! Run by two lovely Turkish women who invite you into the kitchen to peer into the pots to check out the daily specials.”
  • 1 local recommends
Premise
“Zelve is a wonderful, less-crowded alternative to the Goreme Open Air Museum. An abandoned cave village, it was once the larges community in the area. Spend an easy 2 hours here exploring in peace.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Country
  • 2 locals recommend
Point of Interest
Natural Feature
“extinct volcanic mountain. winter ski resort. climbing is done every season. skiing in winter. go to a certain point with the cable car to drink tea”
  • 2 locals recommend
Establishment
“The restaurant before the ticket booth for Soganli Valley. Village bread, fresh butter, local honey... Hidden in a garden with apple and walnut trees. Absolutely wonderful every time.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Route
  • 1 local recommends
Grocery or Supermarket
“This store small supermarket will have most of your daily food, fruit and vegetable and basic essential requirements that you might need during your visit ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Fine dining restaurant with ottoman tastes .10 min.by taxi. Needs reservation.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“sun set is perfect and you can see many many air balon in there. in morning ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Establishment
“The best traditional Turkish breakfast to be found in Cappadocia and some of the most beautiful horse riding to be found ”
  • 1 local recommends
Scenic Viewpoint
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Local restaurant just 10 mins from hotel - Follow the signs at the top of our road. Good views and small terrace. Recommended dish- Tandir Lamb ”
  • 1 local recommends
Establishment
“ A small family run modest cafe that makes the best 'Gozleme' (savoury pancake) in the area.Views of Ortahisar from the back terrace.Great for a casual snack.”
  • 1 local recommends