This man from Turkey had more than just luck when he found an entire lost underground city while renovating his house. The Vintage News. In the Nevşehir Province of Turkey, a man was renovating his home when he suddenly discovered a mysterious room behind a wall.
Pictures have been released of a hidden, 18-storey underground city that once housed up to 20,000 people in Turkey. The discovery was made in 1963 when a man who knocked down a wall in his basement in the region of Cappadocia stumbled across a secret room.
Archaeologists from Turkey have announced the discovery of an underground city dating back 4,000 years and ostensibly belonging to a Byzantine dynasty. The lost city was unearthed during urban transformation works in Turkey's northern Trabzon province.