Cappadocia – Mind Blowing Underground Houses Complex (Turkey)
If you are on vacation to Turkey, Cappadocia is one of the attraction that must be visited. This area is famous for its unique shape and stunning terrain. In the era of modernization, We still can find an underground city that built from carved stone. It’s amazing because the cave of the stone building has been there since thousand years ago. Cappadocia is one of the most beautiful area in Turkey and it is the reason why the tourists come all the way to this country.
Cappadocia in the local language means Land of Beautiful Horses. Cappadocia located approximately 200 miles south of Ankara, the capital of the Republic of Turkey and laid between the Taurus Mountains and the Black Sea. Cappadocia well-known for its valleys, canyons and unique rock formations formed by rain and wind that erode the land surface for thousands of years.
Cappadocia underground city is a very amazing construction, with buildings up to 11 stories down. Underground city in Cappadocia able to cover thousands of families with a number of family members up to 50,000 people. No wonder the Cappadocia included in one of the UNESCO World Heritage Site. This building has been built since the Roman Empire. But still looks in very good shape, even the interior detail inside. Underground city of Cappadocia is now becoming one of the most beautiful tourist attraction in Turkey.
If you go visit Cappadocia, you will see that the majority of the buildings are made of stone that carved in ancient times. The scenery will reminds you of the rock city in the Flinstones cartoon. Historically, the underground city constructed as a hiding place for Christians in the early days of this religion spread to Europe around the 1st and 2nd century AD. At that time, the Christians being hunted by the Roman authorities, they are arrested and sentenced to death. Those who managed to escape then build a hiding place under the surface of the ground in Central Anatolia (Cappadocia).
Cappadocia has various amazing historical objects, One is the Goreme Open Air Museum, this is not like usual museum, it is the cluster of rocks that used as a church in the 10th century. churches become very attractive because it is located in a cave that filled with extraordinary beautiful colored paintings. There are more than 10 churches in Goreme Open Air Museum, and all have a different story. Underground settlements in Cappadocia also used as educational tourist attraction for thousands of students from all over the world that doing research there.
If you want to enjoy the sights of Cappadocia, You should come in the peak of summer in June, at the time the area will be very crowded by visitors because that is the school holidays.
To visit the underground city, You need to go early in the morning when the booth opened (usually around 09:00 AM) this to avoids the arrival of a large group of tourists to this place which is usually done about 10-11 hours of daylight. By arriving early, you can enjoy existence of the underground city in more relax atmosphere.
To enjoy the beauty of the Cappadocia in Turkey with more adrenaline, it is best to look around from above the height of the hill by using hot air balloon. Every morning, the balloons have been prepared to deliver tourists to space. There are many companies that provide air balloon flight. The best time to ride the balloon in Cappadocia is at sunrise.
Spectacular Scenery of Cappadocia
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