Attractions

Ruins in Çavuşin

Çavuşin Old Village Ruins

Walk up the hill through the new part of Çavuşin and continue past the main square to find the old village ruins. Carved into the steep cliff face here is a labyrinthine complex of abandoned houses that you can wand…
Church in Çavuşin

Church of St John the Baptist

Right at the top of Çavuşin's village-ruins rock outcrop is the Church of St John the Baptist, one of the oldest churches in Cappadocia. While the interior frescoes are severely damaged and faded, the still-standing…
Church in Çavuşin

Çavuşin Kilisesi

Just off the highway on the northern edge of Çavuşin you'll find this church, accessed via a steep and rickety iron stairway. Cappadocia's first post-iconoclastic church, it served as a pigeon house for many years a…