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Reviewed 7 November 2018

What a great place to visit. There is a very modest entrance fee after which you climb various steep stairs and ladders - definitely a place where you would need to be fairly confident climbing steep stairs and coming down backwards. The views from the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 27 July 2018

Compared to the famous Uchisar Castle, the Ortahisar Castle is really a hidden gem that is as beautiful as it's more famous cousin.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank keithlky
Reviewed 22 June 2018

It is 3 Lira entrance, you will go through the castel, but you don't have to visit inside I liked the view more at the stop point near the entrance.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank sinanrad
Reviewed 28 May 2018

its amazing.. u have to see it to believe it.. its like out of a movie.. u can go to the top and spend an hour there just looking at the view and enjoying the moment.. loved it.. worth the visit and not very crowded...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank DhananjayArora
Reviewed 11 May 2018

This is just such an exciting place and quite off the beaten track. It is just a gorgeous place and so photographic. Definitely a must see on any visit to Cappadocia. We thought that this was one of the nicest places that we had visited...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Sus1952
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Kapadokya -- what to say. One goes back in history nearly 1500 years. A rugged landscape yet beautiful. Stayed at Elica Caves and a real feel of a stay in Cave with all modern amenities. Tagged along a Balloon ride and wow it was exhilarating....More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank vikram2255
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

I had heard that the castle was considered dangerous by some, but after the renovations a few years ago it has been made much safer to ascend. The climb isn't too bad, and the views at the top are stunning. Definitely recommend.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank 367,012
Reviewed 4 January 2018

From Nevsehir minibuses runs every hour to Ortahisar. It leaves outside the Ali Bey Cami and trip takes about 30 minutes. Ortahisar is a lovely village with beautifully restored stone houses some of which has been converted into restaurants and pensions. The castle is right...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Helena B
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Apart from Goreme, here people still lives. You can see every day life going slowly and miting with tourists from all over the world. I preferd to stay here in hotel Dreams Cave

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Vlado Z
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Something not special but it is nice place to see. They haven't finished the repair that's why we couldn't reach to top

Date of experience: August 2017
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