Welcome to Derinkuyu, an underground city that once housed up to people. In the Cappadocia region, famous for its cave dwellings and underground villages, Derinkuyu stands out for sheer size and complexity. Locals began digging in the BCE.
Medusa pillar, Basilica Cistern ~ The Basilica Cistern is the largest of several hundred ancient cisterns that lie beneath Istanbul. Before being converted to a cistern, a great Basilica stood in its place, built between the and centuries.