St. Mercurius Underground City

St. Mercurius Underground City is situated in Saratli village in Aksaray Province. According to historical sources, the king exiled Roman Commander St. Mercurius to Cappadocia after he declared himself a Christian, and was murdered here. It has been known that the underground city was a shelter for Christians in this century. It has seven floors, three of which are open to the public. The entrance, on the other hand, is located in the Seljuklu inn. Graves, skeletons, and churches were founded during the digs. Today, it is one of the most visited underground cities in the region.