Old Manazan Cave City

Old Manazan Cave City

September 3, 2012

Old Manazan Cave City

The City of Manazan in Taskale Village in the region of Karaman in central Turkey, with an entire rock face, carved to create a vertical village of small rooms, naturally protected from invaders.

This rock-cut village stretches up five stories and across 3km, has survived through centuries of war, dating back to the Byzantine.



Today, Manazan is no longer inhabited.

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Old Manazan Cave City (1)



Images: Atlas Obscura

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By | 2012-09-02T22:16:50+00:00 Sep 3, 2012|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: |

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