Massive 5,000-year-old underground city uncovered in Cappadocia in Turkey, in 2014, which through the ages has been governed by the Hittites, Persians, Alexander the Great, Rome, The Byzantine Empire, Ottoman Empire, and Turkey.
ANATOLIAN HOUSES Goreme, Turkey Giants bowling with big rocks? Hobbits working with stone? Nope. The dramatic topography of Cappadocia in eastern Turkey includes bizarre rock chimneys and fairies that litter the landscape. Check into a resort made of those same stones and sip a popular anise-flavored drink called raki while dangling your legs in this pool before bedtime.