4,000-Year-Old Hidden Tunnel Discovered in Ancient Castle in Turkey

Excavations being carried out at Geval Castle in Central Anatolia, Turkey, have revealed a secret tunnel that had been built by the Hittites about 4,000 years ago.  Around 150 meters of the tunnel, which had been closed off with a vault, have been investigated so far. Geval Castle sits on the peak of Takkel Mountain at an altitude of 1,700 meters, just 7 kilometers west of Konya, the seventh most populous city in Turkey, and once home to many civilizations during the Hittite, Hellenistic, Roman, Byzantine, Seljuk, Karamanids and Ottoman…

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