The region known as Cappadocia includes the centres of Urgup, Goreme, Avanos, Uchisar, Derinkuyu, Kaymakli and Ihlara. In the Persian language, Cappadocia was caled as “Katpatuka” which means “the land of beautiful horses”. It is a stunning area of other-worldly rock formations, subterranean churches and underground dwellings, the scale of which is over-whelming. The area is also famous for its carpet-weaving, wines and the distinctive red pottery of the Avanos area. Cappadocia was a refuge for the early Christians, who escaped persecution by living and worshipping underground. There are an estimated 3000 rock churches in this region, not all of which are open to the public. You would enjoy with hot air balloon, open air museums, rock churches, underground cities, cave hotels and many other activities are awating for you in Cappadocia.
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