The Underground City of Derinkuyu, Turkey

The history and photographs that I find on the blog of alk3r leave me astounded every time. This is a photographer who has an obvious love of history and detail. I’m addicted, can’t get enough of this blogsite.


Derinkuyu  The Underground CityDerinkuyu is one of 36 underground cities built in the Cappadocia region of Turkey. Originally built in the 7th century A.D, Christians hid in the underground tunnels eight floors beneath the surface of the earth as the Arabs rampaged across the land.

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