CIVILIZATIONS, ANCIENT CITIES
The city is situated 15km to Nevşehir, in the Kaymaklı province. It was built
during the 9th - 10th centuries during the period of the
spreading of christianity, as a city of defence and hiding sites. The 8 floors
of this underground city are built around a ventilation stack. The ceiling height
of rooms on each floor, surrounding a ball, is 2m. the chapels are larger than
the rooms and the ceilings are higher.