Tag: Turkey

Derinkuyu Underground City in Cappadocia.

Derinkuyu Underground City in Cappadocia is one of several large underground metropolia in the historic sites of Cappadocia. It is also the largest underground ancient city ever excavated in Turkey and is part of a network of several underground systems that have been found in Cappadocia. Derinkuyu underground settlement was opened to visitors in 1965,

A Fairy Chimneys of Cappadocia Underground Cities.

Cappadocia underground cities locate in an outstanding plain formed by erosion of volcanic rocks. Ancient volcanic eruptions covered this area with thick ash, which then solidified into a soft rock called tuff. After a while, these tuff rocks eroded by wind and water and turned them into mushroom-shaped pillars called fairy chimneys. The surface of Cappadocia

The Sacred Hierapolis-Pamukkale of Phrygia.

Hierapolis and Pamukkale Thermal Pools is a historic site and a remarkable natural wonders in Denizli, Turkey. It’s a ruin of an ancient Roman city built in the 2nd century BC.  The ancient city of Hierapolis founded by Eumenes II, King of Pergamum during the Phrygian Era. In ancient Roman times, the area was so dense with marked