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Hattusha

Address: Ankara, Turkey
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Ranked #4 of 81 Attractions in Ankara
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Ancient Ruins, Historic Sites, Cultural
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Type: Ancient Ruins, Historic Sites, Cultural
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Corfu, Greece
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2012

A brilliant site - drive or take a tour around this 5 km city. The achitecture and the ruins are so interesting as are the many gates. The highlights are the green alter stone and the hieroglyphs. If you are on a tour, make sure you ask to stop and see these as a lot of buses just seemed to... More 

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Grafton Australia
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62 reviews 62 reviews
51 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2012

The site of Hattusa sits up the hill from the adjacent town of Bogazkale. Its a vast site about 7km round circuit with 2-3kms of uphill walking. When we arrived at Hattusa ( the 's' is pronounced with a 'sh' sound), it was -11'C, we had hired a car to drive around Turkey, but unfortunately the little car just couldn't... More 

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Maryland
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2011

Visit the covered bridge/tunnel looking over the previous Hittite land area. Plenty of walking...so bring good walking shoes. No facilities in the area. Way out of any city. Lots of historical sites to view and to hike to.

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Ankara, Turkey
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2011

this city has been there since 2nd millennium B.C. woww.. it is the memory of the world. We loved and advise everyone who loves historical places.

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Boston
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39 reviews 39 reviews
30 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2011

The ancient Hittite capital, this city was built over 3500 years ago, making it far older than the Greek ruins found in other parts of Turkey. The ruins are mostly foundations, but the area they cover is huge, and from the top of the mountains, you can see a beautiful view of ruins in all directions. Sections of city wall... More 

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