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The Pigeon Valley in Cappadocia in Turkey

The Pigeon valley in Cappadocia is one of the most distinctive areas commonly explored by a large number of tourists who visit Turkey. It’s astonishing to know that the Pigeon Valley has no pigeons! The name originated from the numerous manmade holes in the volcanic mountains of Cappadocia.

In ancient times, people of Cappadocia dig these holes for pigeons to live in as they had a significant importance for their lives at the time. It is also quite popular among tourists who spend their vacations in Turkey to ride in a hot balloon to view the Pigeon Valley from high above the sky.

Other tourists having a great holiday in Turkey prefer walking to explore the Pigeon Valley, one of the interesting places in Cappadocia. For those who are fond of horseback riding or safari trips, they are also quite awesome in the Pigeon Valley. There are some quite remarkable hiking spots as well.

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