Know These Before a Cappadocia Trip
In this article we will answer the most asked questions while giving some tips for you to know Cappadocia better.
Cappadocia is a wonderful and majestic touristic location with its every aspect from its landscapes, history, culture and people.
Where is Cappadocia located?
Cappadocia is in the Center Anatolia region in Turkey. The borders of Cappadocia are between Kırşehir the north side, Niğde the south side, Kayseri in the west side and Aksaray in the east side. The center of Cappadocia is Nevşehir.
How to get to Cappadocia?
To get to Cappadocia you can take an exterior or interior flight to Kayseri Erkilet Airport Turkey from any airport. If you are already in Turkey you can also prefer to take a bus ticket to Nevşehir.
What should l expect to see in Cappadocia?
Cappadocia is known and famous for its unlike nature created by volcanic eruptions and harsh environmental conditions thousands of years ago. These magnificent creations by nature are Fairy Chimneys, diverse rock formations, caves and beautiful valleys.
How was Cappadocia formed?
The formation of Cappadocia is stated to be about 60 million years ago. The most striking ones between these formations are the Fairy Chimneys. The Cappadocia region was an inland sea at first, with the eruptions of surrounding volcanoes Cappadocia began to dry and started to form tuff formations which are rocks mainly made of lava and ash. These surrounding volcanoes are Mt. Erciyes, Mt. Hasan and Mt. Güllüdağ. With the interaction of harsh environmental conditions like intense winds, floods and rain over millions of years these tuff rocks began to shape into valleys, caves and Fairy Chimneys caused by erosions. The best places to see Fairy Chimneys are Göreme, Uçhisar and Ürgüp.
When was Cappadocia discovered?
Cappadocia hosted many civilizations through time periods, which are known by the names of various states, societies and important people. The history of Cappadocia dates way back to BC, it goes back to Assyrian trade colonies and Hittites who lived in 3000 BC. Cappadocia can be examined in three main periods, the paleolithic, neolithic and ancient periods are the part of the first period. The second period is the Roman and Byzantine period and last period is the Turkish period.
When to visit Cappadocia?
Cappadocia is located in The Central Anatolia Region due to every season can be experienced clearly. Cappadocia has a different beauty in every season. Cappadocia can be visited every season during the year. Cappadocia is mostly crowded between March and June, after the heat in July and August the visitations start to rise from September to December.