Visit Cappadocia Region In Turkey

Visit Cappadocia Region In Turkey

Anatolian peninsula has been a home to great civilizations in the history. Anatolia is located just like a bridge between the Europe and Asia. Therefore the peninsula is also known as the Asia Minor. As if Anatolia was a gate opening to Asia.

Map Of Anatolia
Map Of Anatolia

History Of Cappadocia

Cappadocia is an ancient city located at the heart of Anatolia. Persian kings Darius and Xerxes passed through it before the Greco-Persian wars. Alexander The Great also passed through Cappadocia on his way to the Persia. Cappadocian Kingdom ruled over these volcanic lands for more than three centuries. Then it became a province to the Roman Empire.

Cappadocia Fairy Chimneys
Natural Beuty Of Cappadocia

Early Christians In The Cappadocia

Since Roman authorities banned Christianity in Roman lands, early Christians had to hide from Roman governors. Therefore they needed a remote area to hide. They chosed the Cappadocia which is a perfect place to pursue a solitary life. They built underground cities in Cappadocia and lived in these lands for hundreds of years.

Jesus Christ Depiction In Cappadocia Church
Jesus Christ Fresco

Christians also built some beautiful churches beneath the valleys. They adorned those churches with splendid mosaics and frescoes. That is a unique thing that Cappadocia offers to its visitors.

Cappadocia Churches
Cappadocia Churches

Underground Cities Of Cappadocia

There are nearly 200 underground cities in Cappadocia Region. Some of them are open to touristic visit. Derinkuyu and Kaymakli Underground cities are the most famous ones among many.

Cappadocia Underground City
Cappadocia Underground City

Cappadocia Hot Air Balloon Tours

Bosphorus Cruise Tour is a must activity in Istanbul, Blue Voyage is a must activity in Aegean Shores (Western Coast) of Turkey. Attending to one of the hot air ballon tours is a must-do activity in Cappadocia. It’s full of fun and beauty.

Cappadocia Hot Air Balloon Tours
Cappadocia Hot Air Balloon Tours
Cappadocia Balloons
Cappadocia Balloons
Beauty Of Cappadocia Region
Cappadocia Landscape

Cappadocia Cave Houses And Hotels

Cappadocia’s geographic features makes your Cappadocia trip a dream journey. This place is definitely perfect for honeymoon. You would probably really satisfied of what Cappadocia offers you. History, view, beauty and mysticism. You may even accommodate in one of the local cave houses. Magical atmosphere indeed.

Cave HOTELS & SUITES IN Cappadocia
Cave Houses
Local CAVE Houses Of Cappadocia
Local homes of Cappadocia

Private Guided Tours Of Cappadocia

Cappadocia region is covering a large area. Mainly based on Nevsehir city but spreading over 4 other cities too. Cappadocia’s outskirts reach out to Kirsehir, Aksaray, Nigde and Kayseri cities as well.

To book a good tour guide might be really beneficial for you. Planning a trip to the Cappadocia might be confusing for beginners. In case you need a professional help, you can contact to author of this blog to organize a time-saving itinerary. Serhat Engul is an official tour guide in Turkey.

Contact To A Tour Guide

You may contact to local tour guide Serhat thorugh his e-mail adress:

serhateng@gmail.com

Or you can visit our about page to get more information. You may also see the references of Serhat Engul through TripAdvisor.


Further Reading:

Tour Guide In Istanbul

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