Cappadocia is a bird's-eye view

• Cappadocia bird's-eye view

Cappadocia (in Persian "country of beautiful horses.") - this is the historical name of the area in the east of Asia Minor, in modern Turkey. It was used in ancient times, it is used now. There is an incredibly interesting landscapes of volcanic origin, underground cities, by 1 thousand. BC. e. and cave monasteries, leading its history since the days of the early Christians.

One of the main attractions for tourists in Cappadocia are ballooning.

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Timelessness, somewhere between dinosaurs and aliens:

Cappadocia is a bird's-eye view

Uchisar Fortress (Fortress Three):

Cappadocia is a bird's-eye view

Ortahisar fortress (fortress Four):

Cappadocia is a bird's-eye view

Ortahisar fortress (fortress Four):

Cappadocia is a bird's-eye view

The country of beautiful horses:

Cappadocia is a bird's-eye view

Preparation of balloons for a flight:

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Cappadocia region is in the center of the peninsula of Asia Minor, having no outlet to the sea.

Cappadocia is a bird's-eye view

The majority of the cities of Cappadocia are either known since ancient times and are mentioned in many ancient sources, or were based Islamic conquerors around the XIII century.

Cappadocia is a bird's-eye view

Cappadocia, especially ancient and medieval, is quite rich linguistic history due to the fact that the region lay at the crossroads of several important migratory flows.

Cappadocia is a bird's-eye view

Cappadocia has a unique geology that is required sequence of actions of two opposing forces of nature during the Cenozoic (about 65 million years ago):

A time when due to volcanic eruptions and lava flows covered its tuffs and other geological formations.

erosions period.

Cappadocia is a bird's-eye view

The following period was characterized by erosion and weathering. Due to the extreme continental climate of Cappadocia with sudden and significant changes in temperature, in rocks formed cracks. Water and ice destroyed rocks, along with torrential rains and the impact of rivers.

Cappadocia is a bird's-eye view

The history of Cappadocia leads back to 5 thousand. BC. e. All this time, the region was at the crossroads of civilizations.

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Cappadocia - it's not just rock formations and balloons. It's more mountains, lakes, ancient buildings and blooming spring gardens:

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Vulcan Erciyes today is not in the spirit:

Cappadocia is a bird's-eye view

Erciyes:

Cappadocia is a bird's-eye view

two-headed mountain Hasan Dag:

Cappadocia is a bird's-eye view

Bad weather in Rose Valley:

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