There are many reasons why you would like to go to the kaymakli underground city in And red valley in cappadocia, the first of which is: it is a special geological condition, famous for its tall, stony rocky peaks which are called “fairy chimneys”, secondly: it is home to a vast network of underground cities and mysterious underground chambers.
Cappadocia is located in the center of Turkey and is decorated with artwork designed by Mother Nature. Man-made churches and shrines on top of hills, valleys and even underground cities make Cappadocia one of the most special places on earth.
City states, empires, and religious groups rose and fell in this region. The Hittites, Persians, Alexander the Great, the Roman Empire, the Byzantine and Ottoman Empire are the civilizations and personalities that have existed in this region for centuries important.
What are fairy chimneys? Fairy chimneys are conical formations of rain water, wind, and flood. There are rock blocks on the hills of these formations whose fairy chimneys are shaped like a tower. You can achieve the formation of imaginative chimneys in the Cappadocia valleys with ATV tours in the best way.
Of course, it is not the magic wand that makes Cappadocia a special geography and turns it into a visual masterpiece with the formation of fairy chimneys. Volcanoes in the region suddenly started to move as a result of the emergence of the Taurus Mountains, which began nearly 60 million years ago in the third geological period and the Anatolian Rift in the north. Active volcanoes began to spray lava until 10 million years ago; On the other hand, the Cappadocia region was a sea, as understood from fossils of marine creatures found in archaeological excavations. The lava that started 10 million years ago with the upper Miocene era and exploded until the Pleiocene era 2 million years ago, descended on the hills and dried up these inland seas, lakes, and streams. A layer of crust of 100-150 meters thick formed on the dry ground. One of the main reasons for the formation of fairy chimneys.
The red valley in cappadocia has a distinctive natural beauty, and the rocks in it are distinguished by the fact that they contain many colors that give the place a magical beauty, as the rocks formed as a result of the sediments of many layers of sand as well as a volcanic eruption that occurred a long time ago, from orange, red and pink From here came the origin of the name, where the Red Valley came because most of the colors of the rocks in the valley are of red color.
Today, the valley is considered one of the most famous tourist places in the city of Cappadocia, which is visited by a large number of tourists throughout the year, from the local residents of the city as well as residents of other Turkish cities, in addition to visitors from outside Turkey, who come to see the beauty of the magical valley, as well as many Other recreational activities that a visitor can do, where you can wander around the valley through mountain motors, or you can sit on one of the heights surrounding the valley, and enjoy an atmosphere of calm and comfort.
The next place to visit during Kaymakli Underground City and red valley in cappadocia is the ancient Greek village of Cavusin. It is about 4 km from the Goreme Open Air Museum. The village was deserted because the area was known to be suffering from falling rocks. Here you can enjoy exploring John the Baptist Church. It is known to date back to the fifth and sixth centuries. This village offers perfect views of the Rose Valley during the Red Cappadocia Tour. It also contains many restaurants that will be a place to eat lunch with a charming nature and to take souvenir photos.
Kaymakli in cappadocia is one of the largest and deepest underground settlements in Cappadocia. The city is approximately 40 meters deep and contains all the rooms that are usually found in underground cities, stables, cellars, storage rooms, dining rooms, churches, and wineries.
It welcomes visitors on its four underground floors, and it is reported that there are many military experts visiting the area to conduct some strategic research on its distinctive tactical architecture.
It is one of the few valleys that you should visit and photograph while Kaymakli Underground City tour. It is 4 kilometers long and is a great tourist destination to see and photograph the beauty of ancient magic. The valley is generally preferred for sightseeing or walking and is also suitable for staying with the surrounding facilities for returning to the hotel.
01/Jan/2023 - 31/Dec/2023
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