Özkonak Underground City

Özkonak Underground City

Özkonak Underground City is an ancient city built into the northern slopes of Mt. Idis in Nevşehir Province, Turkey. The city was probably built by the people of Byzantine Cappadocia in the 5th or 6th century AD.

Site Information

Country: Turkey

District: Nevşehir Province

Site History: 5th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Byzantine

Later Cultures: Byzantine

Site Features: Byzantine Monuments

World Heritage Site

Part of: Göreme National Park and the Rock Sites of Cappadocia

Date of Inscription: 1985

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