Thanks to its distinct atmosphere, Cappadocia is known both in Turkey and in the world. Cappadocia, which receives a flow of thousands of local and foreign tourists every year, charms everyone with its historical sites and natural formations. One of these historical and mystical places is Derinkuyu Underground City. If you have not visited it before, we strongly suggest you to drop by as soon as possible with car rental options. Derinkuyu Underground City Tour / Where is Derinkuyu Underground City was prepared for you by the Yolcu360 team.
Where is Derinkuyu Underground City?
Derinkuyu Underground City Address: Bayramlı, Niğde Caddesi, 50700 Derinkuyu/Nevşehir. You can reach this place from Nevşehir city center within 33 minutes by using rental car options. The distance between Nevşehir city center and Derinkuyu Underground city is 30 kilometers through the Nevşehir Niğde way/D765.
Derinkuyu Underground City
There are two floors 5 meters below the ground. You have to go through a narrow corridor to reach this floor. There are a kitchen, stable, living rooms and a winery on the first floor. The second floor is almost exactly like the first one just with extra storage cupboards. The third floor, on the other hand, was used for religious purposes. This floor consists of missionary’s schools, a church, cemetery and confession area. On the fourth floor, you can find the water wells, air ducts, cisterns and again cemeteries.
Yet this floor has something that makes it different than the others. It has a dungeon to ensure safety. The fifth and sixth floors have again rooms and passing ways. The seventh is composed of a church, meeting room and cemeteries. This floor is the most expansive one among the eight floors. The eight-floor is yet the last floor you can enter.
Derinkuyu Underground City Entrance Fee and Visiting Hours
You can visit this place between 08:00-19:00 in the summer and 08:00-17:00 in the winter. The underground city is open every day. The Entrance fee is 50TL while you can visit Derinkuyu Underground city with a museum pass free of charge.
Among Nevşehir local food is Zerdi Rice, Ağpakla (Beans), Kesme (A type of local soup), Dügü (A type of soup with bulghur), Stew with chickpea, Milk Soup, Nevşehir Tavası (Fried lamb with vegetables), Gendime (Wheat dish), Çanak, Çömlek Kebabı (Types of pottery kebab) and Dıvıl (A dish of potato and bulghur). We researched the best restaurants for the question Where to eat in Nevşehir and listed them for you.
- Kadın Girişimciler Restoranı
- Nevşehir Bindallı Restaurant
- Haliçi Tavacı Mustafa
- Van Kahvaltı Sarayı
- Nevşehir Han Restaurant
- Seki Restaurant
- Reserved Restaurant & Lounge
- Saklı Konak Restaurant
There are many options for Accomodation in Nevşehir. We prepared the most preferred hotels of these options for you.
- Mahzen Cave
- Dinler Hotel Nevşehir
- La Casa Cave
- Crowne Plaza Nevşehir
- Kayadibi Cave Otel
- Antik Stone House
- Oread Cave Suites
- Wings Cappadocia Hotel
How to go to Nevşehir?
How much kilometres far is Nevşehir from Istanbul? While the distance between the two cities is 728 kilometres, it is possible to reach Nevşehir and Derinkuyu Underground city in 8 hours 50 minutes through the O-4 by having a look at Istanbul car rental options. Especially for those that want to make a Nevşehir Tour, car rental is an ideal option.
How much kilometres far is Nevşehir from Ankara? While the distance between the two cities is 494 kilometres, those that hit the road for Derinkuyu Underground city from Ankara can have a look at Ankara car rental options and reach the city in 3 hours and 29 minutes using the D750/E90 highway.
How much kilometres far is Nevşehir from Izmir? The distance between the two cities is about 760 kilometers. Those that hit the road for Derinkuyu Underground city and Nevşehir attractions from Izmir, can have a look at Izmir car rental options and reach the city in 9 hours and 38 minutes using the D300/E96 highway