"Caesarea or Kayseri 6000 years old city" Kayseri by traveloturc

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Kayseri

Kayseri, known as Caesarea in Roman times is situated in the West of Cappadocia, known as The city is in the foot of and old volcano Mt. Erciyes (3,916 meters).This is also a silk road city. Caeserea was also an important city of Christianity in the early years of Byzantine This is a 6000 years city .Empire. In the North of Kayseri, Kültepe, known as Kanesh or Karum, was one of the earliest Assyrian and Hittite commercial cities Dating from 2000 B.C, Kültepe was also one of the world's first cities of free trade. Today, Many of the findings can be examined in the Kayseri Archaeological Museum .Kayseri is one of the most important carpet and kilim production centers in Anatolia. Bünyan is the most famous carpet production center and Yahyali is the most famous kilim production center.

Kayseri rugs and kilim

Kayseri is also well known with the production of hand made rugs
specially the carpets of bunyan and the kilims of develi are very prescious

  • Last visit to Kayseri: Mar 2007
  • Intro Updated Nov 21, 2007
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  • Kuznetsov_Sergey's Profile Photo
    Nov 25, 2008 at 12:42 PM

    Thank you Master Macit for showing me another Cappadocia which I haven't seen and in another season of winter! Though Kaisery looks like typical new suburb of a Russian city at your intro pic, haha!

  • Tayra2's Profile Photo
    Mar 23, 2007 at 3:32 AM

    Wonderful page! Capadoccia is amazing place, would love to visit. What is the nearest city-airport to Capadoccia? Regards from Sarajevo!

  • mikkie50's Profile Photo
    Sep 13, 2006 at 12:17 PM

    hi macit :-)) grat epinfo on cappadocia one place i would love to visit one day :-)) It son my list :-)

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    Jul 26, 2006 at 2:11 PM

    Fascinating, what an amazing place to visit.

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