Swords Valley Cappadocia (Where? What to See & Do?)

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Swords Valley (Kiliclar) is located near Goreme, named after the swords like fairy chimney formations. Swords Valley is also one most popular places to see in Cappadocia.


What to See & Do?

Swords Valley is the second center after Goreme Open Air Museum that houses a group of churches. Swords Valley has about 2,5 km. hiking track and the valley is only accessible by foot.

The valley is also a popular horseback riding and ATV Safari tours zone.

Swords Valley is home to some of the best formations in Cappadocia that include churches, a 300 meters long tunnel, caves, fairy chimneys and more. The Kiliclar Church and Mother Mary Church are the two beautiful churches that worth a visit and see at the Swords Valley.

How to Get There?

Swords Valley is situated in Goreme, between Goreme valley and Aktepe. About;


  • 7,9 km. from Avanos
  • 150 meters from Goreme
  • 4,5 km. from Uchisar
  • 8,5 km. from Urgup

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