Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri, Derinkuyu

Cave Ruin Must See
Go on a journey below the surface of the Earth at Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri, a place that once housed up to 20,000 people. This elaborate subterranean complex dates back to about the 7th century BCE and has been used as a refuge from raiders and invaders even in modern times. It descends eight floors and includes a church and a school, together with living quarters, stables, storage rooms, and manufacturing facilities. You can also see the ingenious air and water supply systems. The chambers and passageways are well-lit, but often narrow and with low ceilings, so anyone suffering from claustrophobia might experience discomfort. Take the guesswork out of planning a Derinkuyu vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.
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  • Derinkuyu, together with Kaymakli, is one of the most famous underground cities in Cappadocia. It's already overtaken access. If you do not suffer from anxiety, heart or asthma, delve. There are sections in which you have to reach practically crouched, but it is very well signposted and the different levels very well saved through stairs or ramps. Be sure to visit the burial room and the kitchens with their living rooms.
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  • I was absolutely thrilled and fascinated. From the 3rd underground, it gets quite tight and is not necessarily recommended to people with space anxiety. The entrance fee is 35 Turkish lira (May 2019)
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