If other-worldly and surreal is your personality, then a destination wedding in Cappadocia is meant for you. A semi-arid region in Central Turkey, Cappadocia is known for its distinctive “fairy chimneys” and the Bronze Age-style homes scattered around, most of which have been converted into exotic cave hotels. Say “I Do” while floating in one of the popular hot air balloons in the city or host a reception at one of its surreal cave hotels, Cappadocia will make your event magical without even trying.
A geological oddity, this whimsical town in Turkey boasts a fantastical topography – fresco-adorned rock-cut churches of the Göreme Open-air museum, the subterranean refuges of Derinkuyu and Kaymaklı and the beautifully exotic cave hotels in Cappadocia form the most magical locations to host a destination wedding in Cappadocia.
The city’s airport is located around forty minutes from the city, but one can also commute via rail, bus or car from Istanbul. A 17-hour flight away from India, including transfers from Ataturk International Airport in Istanbul, Cappadocia is a 2.5 hours behind India, when it comes to the time difference. The official language spoken in Cappadocia is Turkish with Turkish Lira being the currency used as a mode of exchange.
Wedding venues in Cappadocia range from dreamlike viewpoints like Gerome’s Sunset point, Uchisar Castle, Red Valley Sunset point, and the Three Sister Panorama Point to underground cave boutique hotels and hilltop venues. Tie the knot atop the craggy Uchisar Castle, offering breathtaking views from its summit, or say “I Do” while floating in one of the hot air balloons operated by several local companies in Cappadocia.
Rugged, multicoloured canyons like the Rose Valley are favoured for hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, and culture tours. One can also explore Cappadocia’s stunning art stores and cave monasteries or indulge in some local Doner Kebab at one of its popular eateries. Minibuses can be found in Cappadocia – they are the backbone of local transport, especially in rural areas and can transport one through the towns of Turkey as well. Wedding planners in Cappadocia suggest April to November as being the best time to visit Cappadocia.
Event management companies in Cappadocia make sure that every step of your dream event is progressively carried out so you are free to enjoy the sights and sounds of the city. For hosting a corporate event in Cappadocia, or a wedding reception in Cappadocia, there are a host of venues to choose from, which offer banquet halls, outdoor spots, rooftop bars, and many more. WOW Venue has listed below some of the best venues in Cappadocia for hosting your dream event.
Perched on the slopes under Uchisar Castle, the highest geographical point in Cappadocia, is a luxury cave hotel like no other amongst luxury resort hotels in Cappadocia. Museum Hotel Cappadocia is one of the 5 star hotel in Cappadocia, built out of thousand-year-old cave houses. The hotel features specially restored 30 traditional rooms and suites each unique with its own special ambience. Offering guests the finest examples of Turkish and regional cuisine, Lil’a is the Museum Hotel’s gourmet award-winning à la carte restaurant. The hotel produces organic vegetables and fruits in its ecological garden for use at Lil’a. Inventive cocktails and wines at Indigo Bar liven up the amazing sunsets visible from the terrace. The a-la-carte Lil’a Restaurant serves forgotten Cappadocian dishes as well as modern and classic Turkish dishes on its terrace. A fantastical place, a wedding at Museum Hotel would just be as how the hotel is often referred to as, Unique. It is one of the most special hotels in Turkey and in the world as well as one of the destination wedding venues in Cappadocia, among many great wedding venues in Cappadocia. Reborn from the ruins of the past, the hotel also hosts corporate events at Museum Hotel for business meetings, conferences and events.read more
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A boutique 5 star hotel in Cappadocia, Kayakapi Premium Caves is one of the luxury resort hotels in Cappadocia situated on a historical neighbourhood made of stone cave structures, located on the northeastern slope of a hill known as Esbelli in Urgup. The 36 rooms span the hillside overlooking Ürgüp in the historic Kayakap? neighborhood. Take advantage of recreational amenities such as a sauna, a fitness center, a seasonal outdoor pool and visit the spa, which offers deep-tissue massages and Swedish massages along with body scrubs, body treatments and aromatherapy. The property is also home to two restaurants serving traditional Cappadocian and international specialties, its own wine cellar, and several lounges housed in the cave setting. Maide Restaurant offers relaxing pool views; Bistro Manzara specialises in Turkish cuisine. Large corporate events at Kayakap? Premium Caves are not a possibility, however due to it’s meeting rooms and halls it is also the right place for business travellers and corporate trips with meeting possibilities. Perfect for an exotic romantic getaway; Kayakapi Premium Caves is one of the ideal destination wedding venues in Cappadocia for intimate weddings among many other wedding venues in Cappadocia. A wedding at Kayakap? Premium Caves transforms all dream wedding into a splendid reality with the best of their facilities, amenities and services.read more
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