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Temple of Augustus
Ranked #46 of 243 things to do in Ankara
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Owner description: 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.
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.

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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 stay up. An old mosque is built into one corner of the Temple and a nice park and a renovated neighborhood with shops have been build around it. From there you have a panoramic view over to Ankara Castle, which is a short, but steep walk down and then up again. The Temple is in the heart of ancient Roman Ankara, remnants of which can still be seen, including a pillar attributed to Emperor Julian the Apostate, some minor ruins and ancient water pipes, and the nearby Roman baths which are worth a visit.

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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 a crowded area.

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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 part of columns. It is still interesting to see though.

It is located very central in the city. Around the area are some places to dine and some shops.

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Reviewed September 14, 2015

it is not much left out of this are but you can feel how it was back then.
there is only wall left out of the whole temple.

Thank Sina A
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