Demolition of 15 more structures in Cappadocia starts

Authorities on Feb. 16 began demolishing illegal structures in the famous Cappadocia region in the Central Anatolian province of Nevşehir.

The move came after Nevşehir Governor İlhami Aktaş said the demolition of 15 structures that "were already built or were being built" adjacent to the world-famous "fair chimneys" would start on Feb. 16.

In Photos: Nevşehir continues to attract tourists with newly discovered underground city

Nevşehir in Central Anatolia, which is home to the Fairy Chimneys of Cappadocia, continues to attract tourists from around the globe with a new addition to its list of must-see sights: a massive underground city thought to date back 5,000 years