Touring Aksaray – Day 3: Ihlara Valley and Volcanic Rock Churches

In this article, we will hike through the historic Ihlara Valley, and explore the rock-hewn churches that date back as far as 1,600 years.

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Touring Aksaray – Day 2: First Castle in Anatolia and Cappadocia’s Oldest Village

We’ll explore the oldest village in Anatolia, where the first brain surgery in history was done, a caravanserai and two underground cities.

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Touring Aksaray – Day 1: Ancient Settlements, Bathhouses and the Pisa of Anatolia

Exploring the caravanserais, mosques, museums, bathhouses and madrassas and the Pisa of Anaolia, all of which are located in Aksaray, Turkey.

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Noratus: The Largest Medieval Armenian Cemetery

Explore the Noratus Cemetery, the largest medieval Armenian cemetery with more than 800 khachkars. Read more!

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Orbelian Caravanserai: Exploring The Mountains of Armenia

Orbelian Caravanserai is a 14-century caravanserai that is located high up in the Vardenis Mountain Range in the south of Armenia. Read more!

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Ağzıkarahan Caravanserai in Aksaray – Cappadocia, Turkey

Located in the central Anatolian city of Aksaray, this 13th century caravanserai is an important historical site in the Cappadocia area.

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Saratli Kirkgoz Underground City – Cappadocia

Saratli Kirkgoz Underground City was a shelter for the early Christians who were running away from the prosecutions of the Romans.

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St. Mercurius Underground City – Cappadocia

Located in the province of Aksaray, St. Mercurius Underground City was a shelter for the early Christians who were hiding from the Romans.

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Acemhöyük – An Early Bronze Age Settlement in Central Anatolia

Located in the town of Yeşilova in the province of Aksaray, Acemhöyük is one of the largest ancient settlements in Central Anatolia.

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A Day In Gordion, The Capital Of Ancient Phrygians

Gordion archeological site is made up of three main components: the Gordion Museum, the Tomb of King Midas and the ancient city of Gordion.

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