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Cappadocia
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Cappadocia

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Wonder Type: Mixed
Country: Turkey
Description:
In a spectacular landscape, entirely sculpted by erosion, the Göreme valley and its surroundings contain rock-hewn sanctuaries that provide unique evidence of Byzantine art in the post-Iconoclastic period. Dwellings, troglodyte villages and underground towns – the remains of a traditional human habitat dating back to the 4th century – can also be seen there.
This article uses material from UNESCO World Heritage List article "Cappadocia", which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike 3.0 IGO License.