Derinkuyu Underground City in Cappadocia Turkey

Derinkuyu Underground City in Cappadocia Turkey

Derinkuyu Underground City in Cappadocia Turkey, The first two stories contain kitchens, storage chambers, bedrooms, dining halls, wine cellars, stables, and toilets, whereas the third and fourth stories consist of places of hiding, churches, armories, and tunnels. The tunnels form connecting links with some underground cities near Derinkuyu so that the population could save their […]

Day Trip to Cappadocia from Ankara

Kaymakli Underground City – Soganli Valley and Nevsehir (Cappadocia)

Kaymakli Underground City – Soganli Valley and Nevsehir (Cappadocia), Kaymakli and Kaymakli Underground City It is 19 km. from Nevsehir on the road to Nigde. Kaymakli is famous for its underground city. During the days when Christianity was in crisis, and torture and oppression was dominant, the believers searched for places where they could live […]

Derinkuyu and The Underground City of Cappadocia Turkey

Derinkuyu and The Underground City of Cappadocia Turkey

Derinkuyu and The Underground City of Cappadocia Turkey, Derinkuyu is a town of 5000 inhabitants attached to Nevsehir and is situated on the Nevphir-Nigde highway in Central Anatolia (elevation 1355 m.) Its distance to Nigde is 50 km. and to Nevphir 29 km. Apart from the numerous churches on the ground and the first known […]

Cappadocia Tours from Adana Incirlik Air Base

Around Urgup Town in Cappadocia Turkey

Around Urgup Town in Cappadocia Turkey, Saruhan (Caravanserai) It was built as caravan serai on the highway of Konya, Aksaray and Kayseri by Se!auks (1238) (It is 10 km. far from Urgup on the Avanos road). Library Of Tahsin Aga It is a 19th-century building located on the Temenni Hill. It is the first library […]

Cavusin Village and Zelve in Cappadocia Turkey

Cavusin Village and Zelve in Cappadocia Turkey

Cavusin Village and Zelve in Cappadocia Turkey, Cavusin Village A few kilometers to the north of Avcilar, Cavusin is important for its numerous convents. St. John the Baptist Church is a large basilica built on top of a hill, overlooking the whole area. The church had played a significant role in the religious history of […]

About Urgup Town in Cappadocia Turkey

About Urgup Town in Cappadocia Turkey

About Urgup Town in Cappadocia Turkey, Urgup The town of Urgup is in the midst of Anatolia. It is administratively connected to the province of Nevsehir. The name Origin was derived from the words UR and KUP. UR means “rock” and KUP means “a lot of”. Origin was an important town of the Seljukian Empire […]

Turkey Museums

The Period of the Republic of Turkey – Chapter 2

The Period of the Republic of Turkey – Chapter 2 These works include those in places like Topkapi Palace and the Konya Mevlana Museum which was turned into museums together with the objects inside them, those obtained from the General Directorate of Trusts, and those from archaeological excavations and donations. In recent years museums have […]

The Period of the Republic of Turkey

The Period of the Republic of Turkey

The Period of the Republic of Turkey After the announcement of the Republic, a constructive, exciting period “began for Turkish museums. In 1924 it was decided to repair The Period of the Republic: After the announcement of the Republic, a constructive, exciting period “began for Turkish museums. In 1924 it was decided to repair Topkapi […]

Museums of Turkey

Museums of Turkey

Turkey Museums, The first museum in Turkey was established in the middle of the XIX Century. Until then old and valuable Ottoman works of art had been kept in the Enderun Hazinesi and the Religious Relics in the Hirka-i Serif Rooms at Topkapi Palace. In 1846 the Imperial Marshal of the Arsenal, Ahmet Fethi Pasha, […]

Cavusin Village and Zelve in Cappadocia Turkey

Zelve Valley

Nevşehir is also known for its widespread vaults, which are famous for its Peribacaları. Cappadocia Zelve Valley, one of these valleys, is a ruin area spread over a wide area. There are dozens of churches in this ruin. Unfortunately, there is no possibility to visit these closed churches because they have almost reached the point […]