Pasabag Valley (Monks Valley) Cappadocia – Fairy Chimneys

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Pasabag Valley, also known as “Monks Valley” is one of the most popular fairy chimneys areas of Cappadocia, situated between Avanos and Goreme. Pasabag Valley is also one most popular places to see in Cappadocia that travelers may experience mushroom shaped fairy chimneys with multiple stems and caps.

What to See?

The formations that once used as a seclusion place for the Monks, are now a very attractive tourist zone in Cappadocia.

The three capped fairy chimney situated at the center of the valley is the famous fairy chimney chapel where Saint Simeon has lived there in seclusion for 15 years.

When you enter the valley, you will see a big walking track and you may enjoy the beautiful scenery with loads of fairy chimneys spread through.


Entrance to Pasabag Valley is about 10 TL and there is a parking area with souvenir shops and cafes at the entrance.

How to Get There?

Pasabag Valley is situated between Avanos and Goreme on the road to Zelve Valley. About;

  • 4,6 km. from Avanos
  • 5,7 km. from Goreme
  • 10,2 km. from Uchisar
  • 11,2 km. from Urgup

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