Imagine yourself renovating your home when you stumble upon an ancient city that is of great archaeological importance. This is exactly what happened to a Turkish citizen. In today’s film, you will learn all about the incredible discovery of Derinkuyu’s ancient city.
While tearing down a wall to repair his Turkish home, the man found a room that was not in the original house design. The man was shocked to discover that the new room was connected to a corridor as he was inspecting it.
Further investigation revealed that this was only the beginning a vast underground metropolis stuffed with old chambers, corridors.
Even though the underground metropolis is home to a few tiny ventilation tubes that bring in oxygen from the outside, every exit to the city’s exterior is cleverly concealed.
You can also close the city’s massive stone doors from the outside. This shows that underground cities were built to keep outsiders out. Similar to today’s underground cities.
This underground city is huge and it’s not just a few rooms and passages. It has immense archaeological significance. There are hundreds of them.
You can see the entire story in the video below.