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If you were a monk living here in the Selime Monastery in Cappadocia, Turkey, this is the lovely view you would have from your room … of the volcano. These cave dwellings carved from the rock are all as a result of the soft volcanic tuff over the whole area, which is relatively easy to carve. This particular monastery is about 800 years old.

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