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Cappadocia Cave Resort & Spa - Turkey

Nestled amidst the otherworldly landscape of Turkey’s most spectacular region, Cappadocia Cave Resort & Spa welcomes visitors in enchanting cave-style rooms complete with all modern amenities, from hi-tech features to underfloor heating and private Jacuzzis. The décor incorporates rough, grotto-like stone walls, genuine handicrafts, and lavish ornate furnishings, providing a stylish, unique place to sleep and relax. The hotel’s award-winning restaurant offers memorable culinary experiences and the fantastic spa boasts rock-carved treatment rooms, Turkish baths, as well as the ice room and salt room.

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This is the Derinkuyu multi-leveled subterranean ancient city in the Derinkuyu district of Nevşehir Province, Turkey (Ancient Cappadocia region). The tunnel complex was discovered by a resident in 1963 when he found a mysterious room behind his home wall. According to a theory, the caves may first have been built by the Phrygians, an ancient Indo-European people native to central Anatolia (Turkey), in the 7th-8th centuries B.C. In the Cappadocian region of central Turkey, ancient underground cities is not a completely rare phenomenon; Derinkuyu, for example, is connected to the underground city of Kaymakli via an 8 kilometer tunnel. It is estimated that, during its prime, Derinkuyu could house up to 20,000 people, and reached as deep as 60 metres.