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Cappadocia has an unbelievable wonderful and interesting landscape. Over thousands of years, snow and rain, wind and sun have carved out the Tuff stone and, because of this, thousands of pyramids and sculptures have come into being.
The shapes and designs are sometimes three and more floors high and look like a kind of fantasy dreamland, almot as if it had been designed by human architects.

Million years ego,the Plateau surroinding Nevsehir is covered with tuff by the eruptions of the volkanoes Mt Erciyes (3916m), Mt Hasan (3268 m) and Mt Gulludag. Tuff is a soft stone comprised of lava, ash and mud. By the years these tuff layers were exposed to erosion by the rain, strong winds and floodwater. All these naturel occasions in the Cappadocia region created spectacular formations known as fairy chimneys (locally called peri bacalari) which there are several types as conical, pointed, columnar and mushroom-shaped.
There is certainly no landscape like this that also has an interesting history of human settlement. During the centuries people have always used the area for living. There have been many homes and churches carved into the stone, looking as though they were created by human architects.

Quite often you can find various wall paintings and picture stories going back to the times when people lived here left interesting relics of the past. The caves and natural buildings were often used as protection against the hordes coming from Arabia during the times when the mostly Christian population of Anatolia tried to protect themselves.

Traditional and unique Cappadocian houses, churches and dovecotes carved into rocks. These treasures from history are constructed on the feet of the mountain via rocks or cut stones.
Rock, which can only be found in Cappadocian region, is soft after quarry due to the structure of the region, can be easily processed but after contact with air it is getting hard and turns into a very strong construction material.

Whenever you can, you should spend at least three days just to get a rough idea of the size of Cappadocia. The best time for doing the trip is in April and May or September and October.
Cappadokia was always known as a wild region with wild inhabitants and it is said that when a snake bit a person from Cappadokia it was the snake that died!

During the early days of Christianity, Caesarea was an important place for the bishops and in the course of the church’s history there have been three Fathers of Cappadokia which were born and lived there.

We would like to say, please enjoy your days in Cappadocia.








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