The Goreme Open Air Museum was billed as the historical highlight of Goreme. A vast collection of rock-cut churches decorated with magnificent frescoes (felt a little fake and touristy to us). After seeing all we saw yesterday this was not as interesting as it would have been if we would have done this first, but still worth the time. We also found a few great panoramic viewing place that morning too. Our sites were now set on lunch and the castle we had been seeing in the distance all morning. At the base of the hill with the fortress we found a great local spot and had form of what I think they call Lahmacun – a Turkish-style pizza, with ground meat, onions, pepper and spices. It was served with a salad and a few pieces of lemon in a side dish. We topping the pizza with the salad, sprinkling is with lemon and making a roll out of it. As we headed to the hill fortress it started to rain for the first time on this trip. We climbed to the top with our rain jackets keeping us warm and dry. After a few quick pictures we headed back down as the rain stopped. Next goal was to see some pottery being made. This was a bust and not worth the time, but the two places we stop at on the way were worth the tip and the time. We stumbled across some of the best set of Fairy Chimneys we saw in all of Cappadocia. See some of the below:
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