4 Likes

Village of Çavuşin, Cappadocia, Turkey
Cappadocia

This rock contained hundreds of cave houses. To many to withstand a small earthquake in 1963 which caused severe damages and forced the people to move to the valley. Here we are underneath the old cave church with a completely broken down front part .

Copyright: Heiner straesser - derpanoramafotograf.com
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 14876x7438
Caricate: 09/05/2012
Aggiornato: 29/05/2014
Numero di visualizzazioni: 2076
comments powered by Disqus

Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
tuff rock landscape near Çavuşin, Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Cave Church in Cavusin, Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Inside the Cave Church in Cavusin, Cappadocia, Turkey
Per Melsvik
Cappadocia
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Tuff Rocks in Cappadocia
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
sunset in Cappadocia
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Kappadokien1 goereme turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Cave Church in Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Cave Church in Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Unknown Cave Church, Cappadocia, Turkey
pau valiente
Mas Gavatx - establo con burro
Cosson Sébastien
Le sommet du Mont Joly 01
Andrew Usatyuk
St Paul's Cathedral
Ramin Dehdashti
The Pole Khajou in the summer of 2009
Cosson Sébastien
La table d'orientation au sommet du Mont Joly
benjamin-suzanne
Mont Puget
Stefan Geens
Tin suq, Sana'a, Yemen
Min Heo
The Lone Cypress, gorgeous tree on the rock, 17 Miles Drive, Monterey, California
Simona Bartolomei
Chiesa di Santa Maria della Spina a Pisa
Olavur Frederiksen www.faroephoto.com
Nordborg Outside
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Midas Town
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Hidrellez monastery in Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
German Table Tennis Team Championship of the Handicapped 6
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Güzelöz, Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Acigol - Bitter Lake
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Agios Vazilios, Konakli, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Ruins of a Greek church in Suvermez, Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Oldtimer Meeting in Muehldorf 2, Germany
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Nymphenburg2 muenchen germany
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Valley near Göreme, Cappadocia, Turkey
More About Cappadocia

Cappadocia is a part of central Turkey. Eruptions of several volcanoes (e.g. Erciyes Dag, Hasan Dag) had covered the area with tuff. Erosion dug valleys and created an uncountable number of different shaped rocks. The tuff's ability to store water made the valleys much more fertile than the higher surroundings. After the arrival of the first people, they soon started to dig caves into the soft stone. By the time they developed the ability to dig cities into the underground with tunnels of several kilometers. A sophisticated pipe- and tunnel-system cared for fresh air and water, to enable the people to hide from enemies for a long time. In the 5th century hermits started to settle in the valleys and to paint their caves. In the next centuries more and more hermits and monks arrived and a rich cave-architecture with colourfull wallpaintings developed. The most famous are the churches of Goereme and the Peristrema Valley (=Ihlara Valley) between Ihlara and Selime. Today thousands of tourists from all over the world are visiting the area.