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Kaymakli, Nevsehir

Categories: Fountains, Ruins, Nature & Parks, Tourist Spots
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Explore the tunnels of the underground city of Kaymakli. First opened to tourists in 1964, this city consists of houses constructed around nearly 100 tunnels, extending eight stories below ground. During your exploration of the four floors open to visitors, note that each space is organized around ventilation shafts, and many of the tunnels are still being used as storage areas, stables, and cellars. One of the largest underground settlements in the region, the tunnels are thought have supported up to 3,500 people. Visit the stables on the first floor, the church on the second floor, the storage areas, kitchens, and wine and oil presses on the third floor, and the even more extensive storage rooms filled with earthenware jars on the fourth floor. Hire one of the tour guides at the entrance of the city to help you understand the significance of the tunnels and what you see, as there are no posted information boards within the tunnels. Those with high blood pressure or a fear of small spaces may want to avoid the lower levels, as the tunnels are small and the ceilings were built low to ward off persecutors. To visit Kaymakli and get the most from your holiday in Nevsehir, create itinerary details personal to you using our Nevsehir itinerary maker.
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  • Kaymaklı underground city was built by the early Christians to protect themselves from the religious persecution of the Roman soldiers, and is a maze of tunnels and caves. What impact of Kaymakli is the perfect organization to live in community. They were living, rooms, stables and communal kitchens, a church and a cemetery, in addition to being very well fortified to protect its inhabitants. Only accessible to four of the eight floors that has. Kaymaklı has been declared patrimony of humanity by UNESCO. The city has been structured around ventilation shafts which bring the air. If you're claustrophobia, abstain!
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  • Cities of the underworld is not necessarily. You need a lot of time for them all, so maybe the biggest of jumping straight to navigate you might need others. One of the largest in plombières. The great people are impossibilities.
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  • Most human think of fairy chimneys, ihlara Valley, comes when Ann Arbor, but I think he has to come here. This is an impressive underground city pass is humanitarian in narrow cold air and sliced tomatoes. * Input uceeti 20 tl
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  • Great view, long time ago hide underground city, have deep 7 floor. Must be go here.
  • Fascinating history. Tunnels require crouching quite low. Spaces get tight. Not for the claustrophobic. 20TL admission. Kids under 12 are free.
  • What a nice place to visit
  • Lugar incrível. Tem que colocar no roteiro da visita. Um bom guia faz diferença na hora de entender o lugar.
  • Best underground city, pay for a tour guide since without them, it makes no sense the visit
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