The land of ancient underground 6-8 stories cities,hot air baloon rides,fantastic rock formations, luxury of cave dwellings, peeping into past civilizations ,weirdest landscapes, Christian pilgrimage sites--that is Cappadocia .Volcanic eruptions and geological formations, starting 10 millions years ago, give the place an eerie look. The 'fairy chimneys-a form of rock formations ,is the hallmark of the tufa rocks sculpted by wind and flood waters running down the slope of the valley, leading to formation of caps, cones, mushrooms, columns ,phalus and pointed rocks.
Evidence of prehistoric culture are plenty in the area.
Ephesus and adjoining Selcuk area is best preserved Greco-Roman city in mediterrarian. Terrace houses of wealthy with beautiful frescos & mosaics are evocative of life in the ancient town.Library of Celsus-a 2storey structure remanents had 12000 scrolls.
Ozconak Underground City,one of the 150-200 such cities is a great discovery. These cities were sculpted underground-upto six stories,for temporary escape from invaders for 60000 people for a periods upto six months. The ample supplies were stocked.
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