Derinkuyu - Underground City


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March 31st 2012
Published: March 31st 2012EDIT THIS ENTRY

Located in Nevsheir (Cappadocia - Turkey) there is a huge underground city called Derinkuyu - home of many unsolved misteries and controversy...

Some said that this city was built (digged) around 4000 BC others said it was founded more than 10000 years ago - there were some skelletons found dated 1800 BC...

However the most amazing fact is its complexity and capacity - it can allocate more than 50 thousand people with a certain amount of comfort through its floors... It has from warehouses to store food, barns, chapels, kitches... everything...

It is said that it was built under some security measures and secret chambers to avoid enemies atacks during a war - there are some floors that were scanned but wasn't even able to reach them and found the way that leads to those chambers...

I'll upsload some photos - it's a place that is really worth visiting!

Cheers,
JM


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31st March 2012

Derinkuyu - Underground City
It's a fantastic place to visit! Incredible how they can live so underground! Amazing!

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