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Cappadocia is an ancient city located in the Central Turkey. Cappadocia has always been a significant settlement area since the Ancient Age. Cappadocia is covering a significant terrain on multiple cities. A traveller has to shift between Nevşehir, Kırşehir, Niğde, Aksaray and Kayseri cities of Turkey to see the Cappadocia entirely.
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History Of Cappadocia
Numerous Kingdoms and Empires had ruled over the Cappadocian lands including the famous Hittite Empire. Hittites dominated the Anatolia (Also known as Asia Minor) during the ancient times. They left a spectacular heritage to Turkey. You may visit Hattusas Ancient City (Hittite’s Capital) in central Turkey.
Following the fall of Hittites the power vacuum was filled by Cappadocian Kingdom. Sovereignty of the new kingdom lasted for nearly 350 years from 320 B.C. to 17 A.D. By the fall of Cappadocian Kings, the city became a province of mighty Roman Empire.
Cappadocia became a base and shelter for early Christians due to its geographical advantages. First Christian communities had to hide from Roman authorities since the Christianity was banned by the Roman Emperors.
Cappadocian Christians lived a life of seclusion in the secret churches of Cappadocia. The well-hidden Churches can still be observed in Goreme Open Air Museum, Ihlara Valley, Pasabag Valley and many other places scattered over the unique landscape of Cappadocia.
Cave-Churches in Cappadocia, Turkey
Byzantine Mosaics In The Goreme Open Air Museum
Visiting Cappadocia Underground Cities
The same Christian folks settled ancient underground cities to hide from Roman persecution. They reconstructed and widened the underground cities of antiquity.
There are estimated 200 underground cities in Cappadocia region. Among them the most famous ones are Kaymaklı and Derinkuyu underground cities.
Underground Cities in Cappadocia, Turkey
Cappadocia Balloon Flight
Attending to one of Cappadocia Balloon rides is a must-do activity in Cappadocia. Especially for the ones who enjoy photography. You may take great pictures of volcanic lands, fairy chimneys, castles and historic cave houses.
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Cappadocia Hot Air Balloon Ride
Where To Stay in Cappadocia: The Cave Hotels
Cappadocia is also famous for its cave hotels and traditional cave houses. It’s a unique experience to stay in one of these cave houses indeed. These houses provide a warm atmosphere and comfortable rooms decorated with local items.
Cappadocia Local Cave Houses & Hotels
How To Get To Cappadocia From The Airport?
The nearest airport to Cappadocia is located in Kayseri City. Kayseri is a metropolitan municipality in Turkey. It’s a very well-founded and nice city. The distance between the Kayseri Airport to the Cappadocia nearly 40 kilometres equal to 50 or 60 minutes.
You can either hire a car or arrange a private transportation from the airport. Since the airport has car rental offices, it’s very easy to hire a car. You can also arrange your private pick up easily.
Transportation Map From Kayseri Airport To Cappadocia
Cappadocia Region Touristic Sightseeing Map
You may see the major areas to see in Cappadocia ancient city. Avanos, Çavuşin, Ürgüp, Göreme, Uçhisar, Ortahisar. Each and every part of Cappadocia is interesting and worth to see.
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Since Cappadocia is an ancient area with various attractions, it’s definitely recommended to hire a tour guide during your visit. A knowledgeable and informative local guide can help you discover the beauty of Cappadocia. So that you can use your time efficiently.
The author of this website Serhat Engul is an Official Tour Guide in Turkey. Serhat offers informative and entertaining walking tours of Cappadocia. Feel free to ask question to Serhat, in case your need a Cappadocia private tour guide for you Turkey trip.
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Cappadocia Tours (Day Trips) From Istanbul 2019
Istanbul is Turkey’s most important and popular city. If you plan to visit Istanbul, it would probably be enough to stay 2 or 3 days.
You can arrange a day trip from Istanbul to Cappadocia or Ephesus to discover other beauties of Turkey. Istanbul, Ephesus and Cappadocia are considered as the highlights of Turkey.
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