Province: Kayseri

Once the Roman city of Caesarea, Kayseri is most famous for being home to a number of the underground cities and ruined churches of Cappadocia. While it may be most famous in the West for other-worldly landscapes and cave churches peeking out of rock spires, it has also been home to Bronze Age kingdoms, and a major centre of the Seljuk Empire. With a rich history over many eras and cultures, natural beauty, and some excellent skiing to top it off, it’s no wonder Kayseri is one of Turkey’s most popular tourist destinations.