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The best viewpoints in Cappadocia

Cappadocia is undoubtedly the most beautiful place to see in Turkey. It stands out for its landscapes with rock formations, cave houses and its arid landscape.

One of the best things to do in Cappadocia is to enjoy the views from the air on a balloon flight, but it is not the only thing to see and do in Cappadocia. You have an infinity of places to visit and without a doubt you cannot miss its viewpoints to enjoy the sunrise and the sunset!

Here is a quick and practical guide to the best viewpoints in Cappadocia to enjoy sunrise and sunset.


Watching the sunrise and sunset in Cappadocia is a must do. Depending on the moment (morning or night) one viewpoint is better than another. In addition, not only at the viewpoints can you enjoy them, there are many restaurants and hotels that have incredible views from their rooftops.

I detail exactly the viewpoints that we liked the most and we believe are the best.

Watch the sunrise from Love Valley, Cappadocia

Love Valley is one of the best places to watch the sunrise from. You will see the balloons flying as the first light of day begins to appear. Once the day begins, you can take the opportunity to visit the valley and get lost among its somewhat peculiar rock formations. In this valley is where the famous rocks in the form of "penis" are found.

Watch the sunrise and sunset from Rose Valley

Rose Valley is also a good option to watch the sunrise. The first lights of the day stand out in the warm tones of its rock formations. Many hot air balloon tours depart from here. It is a good opportunity if you fancy all the previous process of how the balloons are inflated.

Watch the sunset from Sunset Point in Göreme

It is a very popular place to see the sunrise and sunset as it can be reached on foot from Göreme. From there you can see Pigeon Valley, Uçhisar Castle and the Red Valley in the distance.

Watch the sunset from Red Valley

One of the best places to watch the sunset in Cappadocia is from Red Valley. Do not forget to take something to eat and drink, as it will turn it into a very romantic moment if you travel as a couple.

The best way to go by yourself in Cappadocia is by renting a car. This way you can go to all the locations on your own without having to depend on organized excursions or taxis. You can see car rental offers in Cappadocia from here.



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