Cappadocia is a historical region formed in Central Anatolia, usually around Nevşehir, Kayseri, Kırşehir, Aksaray and Niğde. Cappadocia owes its unique natural image to the lava of extinct volcanoes around the fairy chimneys. The oldest history of the Cappadocia name, It is from the end of the 6th century B.C. The first Cappadocians had to hide because of their beliefs and came to the region there. They have begun to live here in the natural cave houses. Nowadays these cave houses serve mostly as Cappadocia cave hotels which have many cave rooms.
The most important places in Cappadocia are Goreme, Urgup, Ihlara Valley, Selime, Guzelyurt, Uchisar, Avanos and Zelve. The rocks of Cappadocia, near Goreme, have taken on hundreds of magnificent columns and minaret-like forms. The people living in the Cappadocia region has carved houses, churches and monasteries from the soft rocks of the volcanic beds.
Nowadays modern Cappadocia cave hotels
Goreme, Urgup, Guzelyurt and Uchisar have many historical cave houses. In addition, since many of the cave houses are converted into Budget cave hotels, boutique hotels or luxury hotels today, tourists can stay in this Cappadocia cave hotels and live in that atmosphere.
Uchisar, which hosts thousands of local and foreign tourists every year, is located at the highest point of Cappadocia as an ancient settlement and tourism center.
It is possible to find hotels with different price options in Urgüp, Uchisar and Goreme. For instance, If you want to stay cheaper, you can choose one of the Cappadocia cave boutique hotels and if you want a more luxury experience you can choose one of the Cappadocia luxury hotels.
If you want to make a historical journey, to improve your holiday quality and meet some traditional Anatolian people then Cappadocia is the right choice for you.