Founded on the outskirts of the hill named "Hill of Wishes", about 20km away from Nevshehir, Urgup is one of the first settlements in the Cappadocia region. Nowadays, it is the most important tourism center of the Cappadocia Region and the perfect starting place to explore the rest of the area. The town has interesting hotels carved in tuffs where the temperature always stays same, 22C degrees in cold winters or hot summers. The Uzumlu Church, Cambazli Church and Sarica Church in the township of Ortahisar are the oldest rock churches from the region. Furthermore the Tavsanli Church and Church of Basil of Caesarea are also spectacular. The town is also famous for its wines and for its hand made carpets.