Turkey’s central Cappadocia region takes its visitors on a journey through stunning landscapes rich with treasures both natural and cultural.
There is evidence of human life dating back 5,000 years in Goreme National Park — the jewel of Cappadocia — and as of the third century A.D. it became a shelter for people living in its networks of natural cave formations or carved out of the soft rock.
Goreme is also home to many churches, chapels, and shelters used during the early years of the Christian faith, as well as a dazzling array of the natural formations known as fairy chimneys.
The caves were also used as shelters in later times, during the centuries when the Seljuks and Ottomans held sway in Anatolia. Read More via AA.