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The place is in full ruins and being restored. Rich History behind the temple but in pathetic... read more

Reviewed June 30, 2017
arunbvkumar
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Old Roman temple. Since there is not much to see in Ankara you can spend some time in this open air... read more

Reviewed December 2, 2016
tunc o
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Ankara Province, 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 October 2, 2018

I was disappointed by the lack of care given to the gravestones etc, which are haphazardly laid out and very difficult to understand. Modifications have been made to the water system which clearly looks out of place and spoil the historic value, visually. Not much...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 19, 2018

Don't rise your expectation. It is a Roman remains built towards the end of the 1st century BC. We know that the temple is devoted to Augustus and Goddess Rome.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed February 19, 2018

Unless you happen to be walking past it, I wouldn't bother going out of your way to see it. There is not much to see

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Han S
Reviewed August 22, 2017

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.

Date of experience: July 2017
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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

Date of experience: August 2016
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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

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank arunbvkumar
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

Date of experience: May 2016
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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

Date of experience: September 2016
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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.

Date of experience: April 2016
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

Date of experience: June 2016
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