Derinkuyu Underground City

Although there is no exact information about the history of the It is thought that the underground cities of Cappadocia settled in the Hittite period during 3000 BC were used extensively during the Byzantine period. The marble eagle statue in one of the non-open areas of the Derinkuyu Underground City, dated to the Roman period, confirms this idea. The arrival of the Turks to the region is based on the 1071 Malazgirt War.
The underground city at Derinkuyu has all the typical courtesies found in other underground buildings in Cappadocia, for example, wineries, stables, basements, storage spaces, refectories, and holy places. There is likewise a one of a kind room in Derinkuyu underground City in the second dimension that was utilized as a religious school. There is a colossal passage around 100 meters between the third advertisement fourth dimensions which prompts a cruciform church on the most reduced dimension. Derinkuyu is the biggest uncovered underground city in Turkey.


The complex has a complete 7 stories, however numerous floors have not been exhumed. It has a territory of 2,000 square feet, with a conceivable complete region of 7,000 square feet (650 m2). Each floor could be shut off independently. The city was associated with other underground urban communities through miles of long passages. The city could oblige somewhere in the range of 5,000 and 8,000 individuals.

A few Tips: Derinkuyu Underground City is 35 km a long way from Goreme focus, 45 km a long way from Urgup town and 50km a long way from Avanos town. On the off chance that you might want to visit this place without anyone else, you can utilize open transports leaving from Goreme transport station. Right off the bat, you have to reach up to Nevsehir downtown area and change the transport for Derinkuyu town. It will assume control 1 hour to get to the underground city by open transports. It will be same for the visitor who are remaining in Urgup , Avanos or Uchisar inns, they have to land at Nevsehir downtown area then they have to get another transport for the underground city.