Kaymakli Underground City, Derinkuyu

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Landmark · Tourist Spot
Kaymakli Underground City (Turkish: Kaymaklı; Cappadocian Greek: Ανακού) is contained within the citadel of Kaymakli in the Central Anatolia Region of Turkey. First opened to tourists in 1964, the village is about 19 km from Nevşehir, on the Nevşehir-Niğde road.
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  • It’s one of the world heritage that has made me drop my jaw . How native people were living that time , stashing theirselves or food , livestock etc . They could stay between 1 to 6 months without...  more »
  • Absolutely fascinating to think that people once lived underground. Mazes that go deep into earth... very narrow and very low ceilings. If you are claustrophobic I would pass on this one.  more »

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