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Urgüp and the Troglodyte Monuments

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The Troglodyte Monuments. The pass on the road between Urgüp and Göreme in the valley of cones. The Troglodyte Monuments. The valley of cones looking towards Uchissar.
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The Troglodyte Monuments. Eroded cones in the Kiliçlar sector of the valley. The Troglodyte Monuments. Cones eroded beyond recognition. Mt Erceyiş, 40 miles distant is seen faintly on the sky-line to the left.
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The Troglodyte Monuments. Queer capped cones, many of which contain the cell of a Stylite recluse, at the Paşabaşi end of the valley. The Troglodyte Monuments. Interior, probably of a Monastery, exposed by erosion in the Göreme sector of the valley.
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The Troglodyte Monuments. Interior, probably of a Monastery, exposed by erosion in the Göreme sector of the valley. The Troglodyte Monuments. Architectural detail and fresco painting in a Chapel at Göreme.
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The Troglodyte Monuments. Ceiling fresco in a tiny Chapel at Göreme. The Troglodyte Monuments. View of the modern village of Çavusin in the valley of cones, built on the remains of a troglodyte town.

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