Travelogue

Turkey Rocks

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Lying in south central Turkey, the moonscaped region of Cappadocia, southeast of Ankara, is most famous for unique geological features of rocks and “chimneys”. Uçhisar is a settlement in Cappadocia. Uchisar castle is the highest point in the region. The top of the Uchisar Castle, provides a magnificent panorama of the surrounding area. The small and working town of Ortahisa is located a short distance from the Nevsehir road. Known for the jagged castle, Ortahisar is the epitome of Cappadocia. Kaymakli Underground City is contained within the citadel of Kaymakli in the Central Anatolia Region of Turkey. The city dates back to the Hittites. Göreme is yet another town in Cappadocia, located among the “fairy chimney” rock formations. Pamukkale on the other side, is a town in western Turkey known for the mineral-rich thermal waters flowing down white travertine terraces on a nearby hillside.