Ancient Göreme National Park

National park area which is located in the borders of Nevsehir province in Central Anatolia includes a unique geomorphological structure formed by erosion as a result of natural events such as wind and rain and volcanic activity of Erciyes and Hasan Mountain in the region where injection of lava and tuff occured in the past. The top intact basalt layer formed by tuffs and easily worn layers having gained an iconic view are called "fairy chimneys". The region known as Cappadocia is the symbol of the national park.

This area which was declared in the World Natural and Cultural Heritage List by UNESCO is one of the few national parks of the world. In the area which was used as a residential area by humans throughout the history, in addition to fairy chimneys, there are also churches, chapels and other rock carving sites that were the important historical relics especially in the early stages of  Christianity. Goreme Historical National's with its plateaus, glaciers, badlands and tis green valleys located between spectacular cliffs promises an unforgettable time to spend in the history and nature's unique beauty.

Flora: It can be generally said that in the national park area 114 endemic species are in the Central Anatolian steppe formations. But alongside the grassy steppe plants, there are also some tree species basen on drought and destruction in the area. In addition to trees and shrubs  such as Juniper, Wild Almond, Hawthorn, in more temperate and humid valley areas woody species are found such as Aspen Willow, Gilaburu, Firecrackers and Honeysuckle. Astragalus kırshehirica, Astragalus talassea  which are endemic two species around around the park take place in the flora of the national park.

Fauna: Among that 28 mammal species determined to live around the national park are Wolf, Badger, Golden Grey Coyote, Red Fox and Bat. Besides Stork, Hawk, Falcon, Eagle, Rain Birds, Pigeons and Swallow are the main birds in the fauna of the national park.