Tourism in Cappadocia

Found 20 km toward the east of Nev˛ehir, İrg¸p is among the most significant focuses of Cappadocia. It has had various names over the span of its history in view of facilitating a wide range of developments. It has been called Osiana (Assiana) and Hagios Prokopios amid the Byzantine Period, Ba˛hisar amid the Seljuk Period, Burgut Castle amid the Ottoman Empire time frame and starting from the primary long stretches of Turkish Republic, it has been called as İrg¸p. İrg¸p, having a well of lava started geologic structure, was built up on a district where the run of the mill tests of the fascinating normal arrangements, began from the downpour and wind disintegrations and called as smokestack shake (pixie stacks), are arranged. The stack rocks, shaped from the rainwaters spilling out of the valley sides and subsequently wind disintegration, made an extremely fascinating scene see relating to the district. The main settlement in İrg¸p and its encompassing zone is situated in the piedmont of Avla Mountain, in the east of Damla Stream whose old name is Tomissos. Various obsidian instruments having a place with the Paleolithic time frame were found in result of the surface research completed here by well known English paleontologist Ian Todd. The most significant residuals having a place with later periods are the stone tombs having a place with the Roman Period that are found in the towns and towns of İrg¸p. Being a significant religious focus likewise amid the Byzantine Period, İrg¸p was the episcopacy focal point of shake places of worship and cloisters in the towns, towns and valleys.

In eleventh century, İrg¸p was a significant stronghold city opening ways to Konya and Nide which were the most significant territories of Seljuk Empire. Two significant structures having a place with that period are Alt˝kap˝l˝ and Temenni Hill Mausoleums, which are situated in the downtown area. Alt˝ Kap˝l˝ T¸rbe (Mausoleum with Six Doors) having a place with a mother and her two girls was developed in thirteenth century. It has six fronts and every one of the fronts has angled windows and its top is open. It is imagined that one of the two tombs that are situated on the Temenni Hill of İrg¸p, was worked by Vecihi Pasha in 1268 and is likewise called as "K˝l˝Áarslan Mausoleum" has a place with Seljukian Sultan IV. R¸knettin K˝l˝Áarslan. The other sepulcher has a place with Sultan Alaaddin Kayqubad III.