You can now book an Uber Hot-air Balloon in Turkey. Yes, you read it right! Uber has launched a Hot Air Balloon service in Turkey. People can book their rides for the Cappadocia region. It is Uber’s effort to get into more travel and tourism-related areas other than ride-hailing.
Cappadocia is a UNESCO World Heritage Site which is a remarkable place with unique geological formations, cave churches and monasteries, and underground cities. Additionally, this place is very popular for hot air balloon rides and it offers breathtaking views.
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There are thousands of fairy chimneys which are basically tall and cone-shaped rock formations in Cappadocia. Because of volcanic ash and tuff Erosion, these chimneys were created over millions of years.
Cave churches and monasteries
The early Christians in Cappadocia carved churches and monasteries into the soft volcanic rock. There are still many of these churches with frescoes from the tenth and eleventh centuries on display.
Cappadocia has a number of underground cities that Christians carved into the rock to hide from persecution. Derinkuyu is the largest underground city in Cappadocia. Also, it has 18 levels which can accomodate up to 20,000 people.
Göreme Open Air Museum
This museum is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is home to a number of rock-cut churches and chapels. The frescoes in the churches give a fascinating glimpse of early Christian art.
This Castle is on a hilltop in the Uchisar Valley and it offers stunning views of the surrounding countryside.