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Derinkuyu Underground City, Derinkuyu

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Go on a journey below the surface of the Earth at Derinkuyu Underground City, a place that once housed up to 20,000 people. This elaborate subterranean complex dates back to about the 7th century BCE and has been used as a refuge from raiders and invaders even in modern times. It descends eight floors and includes a church and a school, together with living quarters, stables, storage rooms, and manufacturing facilities. You can also see the ingenious air and water supply systems. The chambers and passageways are well-lit, but often narrow and with low ceilings, so anyone suffering from claustrophobia might experience discomfort. Use our Derinkuyu trip builder to add Derinkuyu Underground City and other attractions to your Derinkuyu vacation plans.
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  • It's hard not to keep from falling stunned iron at the map. A magnificent structure. Overweight, and they may have trouble, because while the tall gates are narrow and low. Don't leave without seeing what I call it anyway
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  • A wonderful underground city is the largest in Cappadocia underground city was then a separate each floor beauty people will be holding their great ventilation, can be moved up to close the door, I suggest you roam this city prepared by
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  • How come they can build this underground city? wow..This place brings the visitor to imagine how these ancient people built complicated tunnel and room underground. And how they live and interact amon...  more »