Cappadocia, Turkey -The earliest record of the name of Cappadocia dates from the late 6th century BC, when it appears in the trilingual inscriptions of two early Achaemenid kings, Darius I and Xerxes, as one of the countries (Old Persian dahyu-) of the Persian Empire. In these lists of countries, the Old Persian name is Haspaduya, which according to some researchers is derived from Iranian Huw-aspa-dahyu- "the land/country of beautiful horses"
7 Awesome Things to do in Göreme, Cappadocia, Turkey Göreme, is a historical town in Cappadocia, Turkey. Famous for its unique rock formations and daily hot air balloon flights during sunrise. Göreme National Park is declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site due to it’s natural unique landscape, rich history and culture that needs to be protected from damage and unsustainable development
'Cappadocia' - This rocky landscape is honeycombed with networks of ancient underground settlements and outstanding examples of Byzantine art as well as its troglodyte dwellings carved out of the rock and cities dug out into underground, in the region of Central Anatolia, largely in Nevşehir Province, Turkey