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If you are in the area, its worth a quick look. It is a ruin, not a standing temple. There is a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Alison R
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Charlotte, North Carolina
One of the Longest Inscriptions in Latin and Greek

Founder of the Roman Empire Augustus, died four years after birth of Christ.This decleration which... read more

Reviewed July 11, 2017
Ulk239
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Ankara, Turkey
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The temple was built in A.D. 10 as a tribute to Emperor Augustus, and later reconstructed by the Romans in the 2nd century. Its importance remains today for the testament of Augustus that is inscribed on its walls in both Greek and Latin.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are in the area, its worth a quick look. It is a ruin, not a standing temple. There is a large plaza in front where youll find lots of locals congregating.

Thank Alison R
Reviewed July 11, 2017

Founder of the Roman Empire Augustus, died four years after birth of Christ.This decleration which he wrote was read in the Senate and inscribed on two brohze colomns. In additions copies of it were distributed among the other states of the Empire, in the temples....More

Thank Ulk239
Reviewed June 30, 2017

The place is in full ruins and being restored. Rich History behind the temple but in pathetic condition. Good for Archaeologists and history lovers

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Reviewed April 11, 2017

The area I should say is very important archeologically. Unfortunately the local government builded a shopping mall right on a continuing part of this ruin. This has really made all terrible. The area where it is located is historically important, but since Ataturk no investment...More

Thank Oruc Y
Reviewed December 19, 2016

Very important part of Roman heritage in the world due to its text, well preserved although included partially in a mosque

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Reviewed December 2, 2016

Old Roman temple. Since there is not much to see in Ankara you can spend some time in this open air museum and see the remnanats of old temple. It needs some renovation.

Thank tunc o
Reviewed November 15, 2016

Before Augustus Caesar died, he wrote about his accomplishments during his career. They were inscribed in Greek and Latin on 62 temples throughout the Roman Empire. The Temple of Augustus in Ankara, Turkey, is the last one standing, and it needs help with scaffolding to...More

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Reviewed April 1, 2016

This temple is from Augustus period (27B.C.-14 A.C) It is important because there is the inscription of the Augustus period on its walls "Res Gestae Divi Augusti". It is next to the Haci Bayram Mosque. Be careful while walking to this zone as it is...More

Thank Gonca321
Reviewed February 27, 2016

This is a ruined temple that you should take the time to visit and study if you are interested in history.

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Reviewed October 21, 2015

The ruins of the temple is just right next to the Haci Bayram Mosque and to the fountains where you can sit under the shade of trees overlooking the Ankara castle. What is left to it is a wall and some wall foundations and bottom...More

3  Thank AkoSiAys
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