Urgup is 12 miles away from Nevsehir province in one of the first settlement areas of Cappadocia region. In the Byzantine period has been called as Osiana, Hagios, Prokopios, in the period of Seljuks as Bashisar and in the period of Ottomans as Burgut Castle. Until the first years of the Republic was called Ürgüp. Ürgüp was the patriarchate center of the Cappadocia region. The Üzümlü Church, Cambazli Church and Sarica Church in Ortahisar which was one of the villages of Ürgüp are the oldest rock churches from the region. Furthermore and Tavsanli Church and Church of Saint Basileious are the spectacular places. Ürgüp which has got the famous cave hotels, wines and hand made carpets is the most important tourism center of the Cappaddocia Region. The old cave houses were restored as a touristy cave hotel without damaging their historic structure. Among the cave hotels some of the cave have been restores as distraction place as discos and bars.

There is few good restaurants in Urgup. Somine restaurant is at the very center of Urgup, in the multi-purpose building at the very center of the town, right next to the small, pleasant park. You should have no trouble finding it. Wherever you choose to sit, you’ll find the menu interesting, the service careful, efficient and attentive, the cuisine excellent, and the prices moderate.  There is another good restaurants and cafe in Urgup called Ziggy Café.  Ziggy located in an exquisitely restored stone house. Ziggy café’s three outdoor terraces have breathtaking views of Urgup, the region’s most cosmopolitan town. The cozy dining room has deep armchairs and a blazing fireplace in the winter. The easy ambiance, fully-stocked bar, delightful cocktails and excellent food provide incentive to linger.

The Urgup town is hold many fine cave hotels. Also many five stars hotels made for large tour groups.  Urgup Cave Hotels are;  MDC Cave Hotel, Has Cave Konak, Elkep Evi, Kemerhan Cave Suites, Utopia Cave Hotel, Urgup Evi, Yunak Evleri, Yusuf Yigitoglu Konagi, Oyku Evi, Sacred House, 4 Oda, Serinn House etc.

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