Cappadocia A Historical Region In Central Anatolia

Cappadocia A Historical Region In Central Anatolia

Cappadocia is considered to be the most significant and historic area of central Anatolia; it is surrounded by the towns of Hacıbektaş, Aksaray, Niğde and Kayseri. It was well-known as Cappadocia in ancient times and is still called Kaleidoscopically today. It is believed that the place is turned out to be Turkey’s most visually striking region, particularly the moonscape are around the towns of Ürgüp, Göreme, and Mustafapaşa, where erosion has shaped caves, clefts, fairy chimneys and sensuous folds in the soft volcanic rock.

Cappadocia (1)Cappadocia at night

Cappadocia (5)Cappadocia rocky mountains with in caves

Erosion had shaped the incredible landscape of the Göreme valley, but it depicts thousands of years ago humans took a cue from Mother Nature and began carving an unbelievable chamber and tunnel complex into the soft rock. Beginning in the 4th century A.D., an urbanized—but underground—cultural landscape was shaped here. Cappadocia is located on a high, dry plateau in the right middle of Turkey. It is believed the region is one of scorching area, dry summers and cold, sometimes snowy, winters as well. The region is located southwest of the major city Kayseri, which has airline linkage and railway service to Ankara and Istanbul and other cities.

The town of Göreme is considered to be an attractive place for visitors to the park though Urgüp, Nevsehir, and also Avanos, have tourist facilities. You can get there via bus from Kayseri airport. Long-distance buses you will find running from Istanbul and Ankara to the region. History experts discovered that the first signs of civilization in the the region had begun in the Bronze Age when humans carved their homes into the rocks and used to go underground to protect themselves from weather elements and also dangerous animals.

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Cappadocia (9)Cappadocia ancient buildings

Now this area is very famous and got popular tourist objective, as it has many areas with unique geological, historic, and cultural parameters. The most important towns and destinations in the region are Urgup, Avanos, Ihlara Valley, Guzelyurt, Uchisar, and Zelve. Among those cities made underground worth seeing are Derinkuyu, Gaziemir, Kaymakli, and Ozkanak. The best historic edifice and cave houses for tourist stays are in Urgup, Göreme, and Uchisar. Hot-air ballooning is very well-liked in here and is presented in Göreme.

Cappadocia (8)Cappadocia historical place

Cappadocia (3)Cappadocia sky filled with air balloons

Cappadocia (2)Cappadocia balloon flying

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Cappadocia (6)Cappadocia Pictures