Articles about cappadocia
If there’s one region in Eastern Europe that is brimming with a rich history and an enchanting landscape, it is Cappadocia, Turkey. Most Turkish tours include this region in the itinerary and Cappadocia tours feature underground cities, churches and fairy chimneys whose history goes back to prehistoric times. Visitors to the Cappadocia caves are always enthralled by the mysteries of past civilizations that made their homes here.
Cappadocia's history is long and storied. For centuries, it was an important hub of Christianity in eastern Europe, however, when the Seljuk Turks invaded, it was the start of the rise of Islam. This is part 2 in a three part series of the history of Cappadocia and its attractions.
When you visit Cappadocia, there are so many historical attractions that are on offer that it can be overwhelming to decide how to take it all in. Part 3 in a three part series about Cappadocia's history and attractions explains all the major points on a traveller's itinerary.
Have you ever visited a place with great natural beauty and wondered what it would look like from above? Getting a 360 degree view from the top of a tower or a ride in a helicopter is great, but nothing compares to the wonderful feeling you get from a ride in a hot air balloon.
The ancient history and archaeology of Thessaloniki in Greece is an interesting one. The recent Thessaloniki news about the discovery of an ancient Roman road while digging for a new subway system in the heart of the city is not entirely a surprise. The most recent archaeological discovery reveals that the Roman road is about 1,800 years old, and that there was another ancient Greek road below that, believed to have been built at least another 500 years earlier.
Think you know the history of humankind? You most often hear about massive discoveries from archaeological digs on land, but what about the discoveries of ancient underwater cities?