Tourism in Cappadocia

Cappadocia Cappadocia region, nature and history is the most beautiful place in the world. Geographic events, while creating the Fairy Chimneys, people, in this fairy chimneys of houses, church carved, decorated them with frescoes, thousands of years old traces of civilization has moved to today. During the reign of Roman Emperor Augustus, Strabon wrote 17 books in the book titled 'Geographika' (Anatolia XII, XIII, XIV). Today's Cappadocia Region is the area covered by Nev˛ehir, Aksaray, Nide, Kayseri and K˝r˛ehir. The narrower area of ??the rocky Cappadocia is Uchisar, Urgup, Avanos, Goreme, Derinkuyu, Kaymakli, Ihlara and the surrounding area Traditional Cappadocian houses and pigeon houses carved into the rocks express the authenticity of the region. These houses were built in the 19th century on either slopes or rocks or cut stone. The stone is the only architect of the region because of the volcanic structure of the region is very soft after being removed from the quarry because it is very easy to process, but after contact with the air becomes a very durable building material. It has received. Both the courtyard and the materials of the house doors are wooden.

The upper part of the arched doors is decorated with stylized ivy or rosette motifs. The pigeons in the area are small structures made in the late 19th century and 18th century. Some of the pigeon houses, which are important in terms of demonstrating the art of Islamic painting, were built as monasteries or churches. The surface of the pigeons is decorated with rich decorations and inscriptions by local artists.