Cappadocia is a fabulous tourist spot in Central Turkey. It means land of beautiful horses. Every year around 2.5 million tourists visit Cappadocia.
Turkey’s amazing wonders will never make your journey boring. The amazing thing is that there are around 36 underground cities in the famous region of Cappadocia, Turkey. These underground cities are thought to have been developed by the Phrygians peoples between 1200 and 700 BC. As well as, these underground cities were basically developed as shelters for that time’s people to make them self-safe during the many wars that raged in the region over the centuries.
Besides, in this place, Derinkuyu and Kaymakli are the most visited underground cities. The Derinkuyu Underground City is the largest one, which has around 18 floors and a depth of around 85 meters. When you are going to Turkey, you should visit this amazing ancient place. You will also enjoy many other famous attractions at this place. It is a perfect place for people who love to explore ancient places. The ticket price for Derinkuyu underground city is around 60 Turkish liras for 1 person. As well, tickets for children that are below the age of 8 years are free here.
Cappadocia’s Love Valley is a very special place to get enjoyment with your loved ones. It is basically located near the Goreme town, in Cappadocia. This fascinating Love Valley is very popular among tourists not only from other countries but also among local people. There are beautiful rocks or rough mountain ridges, which enhances the beauty of this place.
You can also take some wonderful images here that will surely make your trip memorable. This Love Valley is also close to some other famous places like Uchisar Castle, Pigeon Valley, etc. According to people, from Goreme to Love Valley, it will take ten minutes by car to travel.
In addition, traveling from Uchisar will take about 15 minutes by car to travel. You may also take ATVs or scooters for rent to discover this region. Scooters have to cost you around 80 Liras to 100 Liras for a day on rent. However, the ATVs will cost you around €35 for two hours only.
The magnificent Kayseri Castle is located in the Turkish city of Kayseri. This old castle is believed to be built in the 3rd century AD. This castle was also used in many eras including Byzantines, Karamanids, Seljuks, Ottomans, etc. There are 18 towers in this Kayseri castle. Many tourists and locals from all over the world visit this castle every year.
The Cappadocia region is a great place to visit in central Turkey, with stunning views of fairy chimneys or rock formations. Also, these fairy chimneys in Turkey are many years old and look mysterious. In addition, it is said that these fairy chimneys were formed by volcanic eruptions, which became the reason for the creation of these rock formations. This place is the perfect place to discover and spend your holidays.
Goreme open-air museum is a rocky museum that was also the home of ancient people from the 13th century to the 20th century, and it was also appointed as World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1985. This place was also once the hub of churches. This museum was mostly populated by nuns, clergy, and priests, and here churches were also built by these people. As well, they isolated themselves from city life and worshiped in churches, which they had built. So, this place has now become a famous tourist spot. The entrance fee to this museum is around 100 Turkish Liras.