The archaeological site of Hattusha, former capital of the Hittite Empire, is notable for its urban organization, the types of construction that have been preserved (temples, royal residences, fortifications), the rich ornamentation of the Lions' Gate and the Royal Gate, and the ensemble of rock art at Yazilikaya. The city enjoyed considerable influence in Anatolia and northern Syria in the 2nd millennium B.C.

- UNESCO (CC-BY-SA IGO 3.0)

4 sites in this World Heritage

  • Hattousa [and Ibikçam Forest]
  • Yazilikaya (rupestral sanctuary)
  • Kayali Bogaz (outpost)
  • Osmankayasi (rock necropolis)

Hattousa [and Ibikçam Forest]

Yazilikaya (rupestral sanctuary)

Kayali Bogaz (outpost)

Osmankayasi (rock necropolis)

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DATA

Region
Europe
Country
Turkey 
Category
Cultural
Name
Hattusha: the Hittite Capital
Selection Criteria (?)
(i)(ii)(iii)(iv)
Year of Registered
1986
Keyword
Registered in 1986