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ORTAHİSAR

Coordinate: 38º37’15.00’’K 34º51’53.00’’D Height: 1198 m

It is on Nevşehir-Ürgüp highway, and 6 km away from Ürgüp. Ortahisar was established around a 50 meters high huge mass of rock named castle. The castle was used for both strategic and settlement purposes. The fascinating view can be watched from the top of the castle. There are also various churches in Ortahisar. Canbazlı Church, Church of Balkanderesi, Sarıca Church and Monastery of Hallaç Dere are among them.