It is a breathtaking balloon trip if you do it above the wonderful tourist site in Turkey, Cappadocia. The visitors will see a brilliant view of the above and take a deep breathe from fresh air in the skies and take some wonderful photographs to see this fantastic view again when you head back home. No beautiful place hiding if you want to explore the world with your lucky eyesight which would take you to another world of beauty.
Cappadocia is a large region in the heartland of Turkey and home to wonderful landscapes with remarkable soft rock formations, fairy chimneys and countless caves.
The surrealism of its topography seen from a balloon is a unique experience that is not to miss if you plan a trip to Turkey. Let’s check the history of Cappadocia as following:
Following the Battle of Manzikert in 1071, various Turkish clans under the leadership of the Seljuks began settling in Anatolia. With the rise of Turkish power in Anatolia, Cappadocia slowly became a tributary to the Turkish states that were established to the east and to the west; some of the population converted to Islam with the remainder forming the Cappadocian Greek population. By the end of the early 12th century, Anatolian Seljuks had established their sole dominance over the region. With the decline and the fall of the Konya-based Seljuks in the second half of the 13th century, they were gradually replaced by the Karaman-based Beylik of Karaman, who themselves were gradually succeeded by the Ottoman Empire over the course of the 15th century. Cappadocia remained part of the Ottoman Empire for the centuries to come, and remains now part of the modern state of Turkey. A fundamental change occurred in between when a new urban center, Nevşehir, was founded in the early 18th century by a grand vizier who was a native of the locality (Nevşehirli Damat İbrahim Pasha), to serve as regional capital, a role the city continues to assume to this day. More info:Photo Credit: