Cappadocia Weather Climate

The altitude of the Cappadocia region is around 1100 meters. It has a continental climate where the summers are hot and rainless and the winters are cold and rainy. The winter starts from mid December and lasts until mid March and brings with it snow, while the Spring brings rain. Usually it doesn’t rain during …

Cappadocia of past and today

Land of Anatolia, that our country exists on it today, was named as “Small Asia” in old periods especially among the west societies. The region, which is called Cappadocia was used to define definite settlement and civilization region in Anatolia in antiquity.In Antiquity the region of Cappadocia was comprising very large geographical area compared to …

Saint Theodoros Trion Church

The 19th century church, located in Bayramli quarter and very close to Derinkuyu Underground City. Due to the inscription over the west entrancn of the Church, it is written that, the Church has been constructed on 15 May 1858, with the permission of Ottoman Sultan Abdulmecid and the donations of Malakopia (Derinkuyu) Christians. Today the …

The community of Anatolia before the Hittites

During the Bronze Age, especially on the period between 3000 BC and 2000 BC, it is known that communities which tried to become a nation such as Hattis, LUVIs and Hurrians, have been existed on Anatolian lands. Unfortunately we do not have that much information about these communities. In recent years, the conception of these …

The historical ages in Anatolia

The history starts with scripture. At this sense, human being’s finding the scripture is the turning point in history. The period before the scripture is named as prehistoric period and by the usage of scripture the periods are named as historical ages. The first usage of scripture has been reclined on 3200 BC in Egypt …

The first examples of free zones in Anatolia

Beginning from Neolithic period human being’s settling down and establishing villages and sites as well as the necessity of corresponding the needs of the cities have brought up tho intor-civilazation commercial. The period of WO years between 1900 and 1800 BC, was named by the historians ;is ‘Assyrian Commercial Colonial Era’ because of Assyrians’ establishing …

Haci Bektas Veli And Mosque Complex

Haci Bektas VeliHe was born in 1209 in Nisabur city of Horasan and died in 1270 in Hacibektas. He was coeval of Mevlana. His grave is in Haci Bektas Veli Tomb of Hacibektas district. In some of the sources his birth and death dates are mentioned one or two years differently. On 73th century Haci …