Zelve Open Air Museum Map And Location
Information About Zelve Open Air Museum
It is known as the longest used settlement in the Cappadocia region. This valley is also the oldest settlement area of the region. According to what is said, Christianity first started to spread here in the region. There are many monasteries, churches and settlements here. Following the Christian era, the Zelve Valley was used as a village until the 1950s. In the past years people have lived in rock houses for a while but afterwards the move was moved to Zelve Village which is 2 km away.
5 km from Avanos and 1 km from Paşabağları, Zelve is located on the steep and northern slopes of Aktepe.
Zelve valley Cappadocia nevşehir Christianity first started to spread here in the region. turkey, history, photograph ,information about, where? map, how can i go? places to visit, places to go. historical places, old buildings.Until 1924, Christians & Muslims lived in this sizable cave village featuring religious paintings