Derinkuyu Underground City

The underground city at Derinkuyu has all the usual amenities found in other underground complexes in Cappadocia, such as wineries, stables, cellars, storage rooms, refectories, and churches. There is also a unique room in Derinkuyu underground City in the second level that was used as a religious school. There is a huge tunnel about 100 meters between the third ad fourth levels which leads to leads to a cruciform church on the lowest level. Derinkuyu is the largest excavated underground city in Turkey.

The complex has a total 7 floors, though many floors have not been excavated. It has an area of 2,000 square feet, with a possible total area of 7,000 square feet (650 m2). Each floor could be closed off separately. The city was connected with other underground cities through miles of long tunnels. The city could accommodate between 5,000 and 8,000 people.

We offer Private Derinkuyu Undeground City Tours for 50 Euro per person including professionally-licensed English speaking guide, entrance tickets and transportation. We also have Small Group Silent Cappadocia Tour & Classical Green Tour visiting Derinkuyu Undeground City.

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Some Tips: Derinkuyu Underground City is 35 km far from Goreme center, 45 km far from  Urgup town and 50km far from Avanostown.If you would like to visit this place on your own, you can use public buses departing from Goreme bus station. Firstly, you need to reach up to Nevsehir city center and change the bus for Derinkuyu town. It will take over 1 hour to get to the underground city by public buses. It will be same for the guest who are staying in Urgup , Avanos or Uchisar hotels, they need to arrive at Nevsehir city center then they need to catch another bus for the underground city. There is an entrance fee of 20 Turkish Lira per person for the underground city. The GPS Coordinates of the city is 38°22’22.7″N 34°44’01.5″E.

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