Fairy chimneys (rock formations), Cappadocia,Turkey

The Fairy Chimneys in Cappadocia.

Cappadocia, Turkey

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Fairy Houses in Cappadocia, Turkey

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The region of Cappadocia (Capadokya) is located in central Turkey, and is the setting for one of the strangest landscapes in the world. The deep valleys and soaring rock formations are volcanic rock formations, slowing eroding away to create the strange "Fairy Chimneys" (so called because locals thought they were so magical and extraordinary that only fairies could have created them). Many of these fairy chimneys have been hollowed out by industrious ancient people, who created homes, chapel...

The fairy chimney houses in Cappadocia

Cappadocia, Turkey is a historical region in Central Anatolia, largely in Nevşehir Province is It's a geological oddity of honeycombed hills and towering phallic boulders of otherworldly beauty.