Uçhisar, located 5 kilometers away from Nevşehir center, is known as the biggest and most salient fairy chimney of Cappadocia. You can watch Cappadocia from a bird's eye view at Uçhisar Castle; Valleys, castles, Göreme Open Air Museum and Avanos can enchant those who meet at this point with all their beauty.
The castle, one of the permanent destinations of those who visit Cappadocia, exceedingly meets the expectations of those who want to witness all the beauties of Cappadocia. The district, which is the only place where Erciyes and Hasan Mountains can be seen together, has been in existence since the Roman Empire period.
Houses, shelters, cisterns, tombs and cellars were carved into the castle, which consists of two fairy chimneys adjacent to each other. The castle has been the most important defense and shelter point against Arab raids in the region.
In addition to its mystical beauty, Uçhisar Castle continues to be the center of attention for local and foreign tourists, as it is one of the most important places where the sunset view can be enjoyed. When the valleys surrender to the evening glow, the visual feast it creates makes Uçhisar a unique romance point. For this reason, Uçhisar Castle is always at the heart of the list of places to visit in Cappadocia.
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