As the highest point
in Goreme, Uchisar offers a marvelous introduction to the region. Excellent
examples of various types of volcanic formations found in Cappadocia can been
seen from the top of the "fort," a natural rock formation.
"fort" consists of two enormous rock cones surrounded by a multitude
of smaller ones resembling towers. In the cones many rock-cut dwellings have
living rooms, kitchens, storage areas, and stables carved at various levels. Due
to avalanches, the houses at the foot of the "fort" are no longer