New Underground Cities To Open For Public In Cappadocia


Twelve of fifteen underground cities will be opened to visitors in the Central Anatolian province of Kırşehir, known as Cappadocia, Lonely Planet reports.

The underground cities are a series of interconnected tunnels that were created by Christians to protect and hid from Roman Emperor’s attacks and forces.

Currently, three of them have been opened: Mucur, Kepez, and Dulkadirli. The underground city of Mucur has 16 chambers and floors, Kepez consists of a single-storey area, Dulkadirli is in the form of a monastery.

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