Cappadocia is a historical region characterized by fairy chimneys and unique heritage.Cappadocia is located in Central Anatolia, in Turkey. Cappadocia was earliest recorded in the late 6th century BC.
Why it is special: Cappadocia has a special cultural and historical heritage. What began as a soft layer of volcanic eruptions (known as tuff) that layered the region, soon shaped a fairytale-like landscape filled with pillars, cones, chimneys, mushrooms, etc. that were further carved into an intricate network of honeycomb manmade caves that give this place an other worldly feel. The most visited sites in Cappadocia include the Göreme Open-Air Museum with its beautiful fresco-filled churches, the underground city of Derinkuyu and Güllüdere valley among other places.