Nevşehir is a city and the capital district of Nevşehir Province in the Central Anatolia Region of Turkey. It is located at a distance of 290 km (180 mi) from the capital Ankara, and is within the historical region of Cappadocia.
The Cappadocia region is best known for its soft volcanic rock which has been eroded by wind and weather into hundreds of strangely shaped pillar, cones and "fairy chimneys" of pink, green and yellow tones. Amongst the rocks there are many houses, churches, chapels and monasteries.
Things to See & Do
* Uchisar Hill & Castle
* Goreme open air Museum
* Urgup tourist centers
* Cave dwellings
* Cappadocia Balloon Tour
Cruise Season - March - Dec
Currency - Turkish Lira (TRY)
Language - Turkish
Land Area - 535 km²
Population - 84,631 approx
Electricity - 2 round pins European style.
Time - UTC plus two hours
International Country Telephone Code - + 90
Travel Links - The airport is approximately 30 km. away from the city center. Reaching to the airport is possible via busses, shared taxis and commercial taxis. Turkish airlines has flights from Istanbul on Wed, Thu, Fri and Sun evening, and flights to Istanbul on Thu, Fri, Sat and Mon morning. Flight time 1 hr 15 min.
Several bus companies have day-time and overnight buses that run directly from Nevsehir to the other cities in other regions.