The Magic of Fairy Chimneys and Underground Cities of Cappadocia

Cappadocia is the most intriguing and stunning region in Turkey, but its mysteriously mind-blowing treasures lie beneath landscapes.

Holding a prominent history, and through the ages, the Hittites, Persians, Alexander the Great, Rome, The Byzantine and Ottoman Empires and Turkey have all governed this region of Central Anatolia.

Today, most visitors recognize it as the Nevsehir Province of Turkey. The land itself is semi-arid, a barren. Standing 1,000 meters above sea level, the Cappadocian relief is a high plateau, pierced by volcanic peaks that create a visually stunning landscape.

Cappadocia is a spectacular, some say miraculous, natural wonder. It`s unique historical and cultural heritage make Cappadocia one of the most interesting places on the planet.

The best feature of Cappadocia is found in its very heart, are the fairy chimneys of Goreme and its beautiful surrounding villages. Scientists suggest that Sedimentary rocks, formed from volcanic material between 9 and 3 million years ago, were eroded by wind and rain into minaret and pillar forms. From these the people of the region carved distinctive houses, churches and monasteries, some dating back to the Roman Empire.

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