Ihlara Valley, Cappadocia

Ihlara Valley

Ihlara Valley is an incredible gorge located within the volcanic rock of southern Cappadocia, Turkey. It boasts a stunning river running through the valley for 16 kilometers and is home to numerous cave churches from the 7th to 11th centuries. Visitors to the valley can explore the Derinkuyu Underground City, Pigeon Valley, and Lake Tuz, as well as enjoy a peaceful walk amongst the leafy nature.