Central Anatolia is known as “the cradle of civilizations”. It is home to the capital of the nation at Ankara but also to the famous fairy chimneys of Cappadocia and it is the land of the Mevlana, the mystic founder of the Whirling Dervishes, in Konya.
There are great number of underground settlements across Cappadocia while new ones are being discovered.
The Ihlara Valley is an incredible gorge with a stunning river running right down the heart of the valley for 16 km within the volcanic rock.
The Kapuzbaşı Waterfalls are in the village of Kapuzbaşı, about 80 kilometers from the center of the Yahyalı district of Kayseri and are within the Aladağlar National Park.