Top Historical Places And Museums of Turkey

Top Historical Places and Museums of Turkey 

Anatolian lands, which have witnessed the history of humanity, have a rich past. Every part of Turkey is full of historical buildings and artifacts. There are many places to explore. How about seeing the museum or historical building you always wanted to make tours? If your answer is "Yes", let's take a look at the historical places and museums of Turkey that we have prepared for you, which you can visit.

Top Historical Places And Museums of Turkey

Gobeklitepe :

Göbeklitepe, which was included in the World Cultural Heritage List by UNESCO in 2011, is at the top of our list of places to visit online . Göbeklitepe, which is older than the oldest known structure in history, is 7000 years older than Stoneheghe in England and 7500 years older than the Egyptian pyramids! This ruin, which is also called the "zero point of history", has still managed to preserve its structure, which has survived since the stone age. 

Bogazkoy Museum :

Boğazköy Museum, which was opened in September 1966, was reorganized in 2011. The artifacts unearthed during the excavations of Hattusa, the Hittite capital, are exhibited in the museum, located in the town center of Boğazkale, in the southwest of Çorum. The display order, which starts with the Chalcolithic, Old Bronze Age and Assyrian Trade Colonies Age works, continues chronologically with the Phrygian, Galatian, Roman Periods and ends with the Eastern Roman Period.

Hasankeyf :

Hasankeyf, which is located in the fertile Mesopotamian lands with a history dating back to 12,000 years, was declared a natural protection area in 1981. The historical district, whose two sides are separated by the Tigris, is a city that has hosted various civilizations.

Top Historical Places And Museums of Turkey

Topkapi palace :

One of the first places that comes to mind when it comes to Turkey's historical places and museums is Topkapi Palace, which forms the silhouette of Istanbul. During 400 years of the 600-year history of the Ottoman Empire, the palace, which was used as the administrative center of the state and where the Ottoman sultans lived, was also a place where 4 thousand people lived. Built on the Byzantine acropolis at Sarayburnu, located at the tip of the Istanbul peninsula, between the Sea of ​​Marmara, the Bosphorus and the Golden Horn, the Palace is surrounded by high enclosing walls called the "Sur-ı Sultani", which is 1400 meters long, and by the sea, it is surrounded by Byzantine walls. The area covered by the palace is approximately 700 thousand square meters. The palace, which was built by Fatih Sultan Mehmet in 1478, has the most important historical monuments in the world.

Dara Ancient City :

Located in Oğuz Village, 30 kilometers southeast of Mardin, the Ancient City of Dara is known in history as one of the most important settlements of Upper Mesopotamia. Dara, which was established in 505 with the initiative of Emperor Anastasius for military purposes in order to protect the eastern border of the Eastern Roman Empire against the Sassanids, was a garrison city at the time. Dara Ancient City was established on the upper plain of a 50-meter-high hill. It is possible to see the ruins of churches, palaces, bazaars, dungeons, armory and water dam closely in the ancient city.

Aizonoi Ancient City :

Aizanoi Ancient City Located in the Çavdarhisar district center of Kütahya, 50 kilometers from Kütahya, Aizanoi Ancient City was the main settlement center of the Aizanitis people living in ancient Phrygia. It is believed that the city of Aizanoi emerged from the merger of the Sea Sprite Erato and the legendary King Arkas. Aizanoi Ancient City, Zeus Temple, Stadium-Theatre Complex and Macellum (The World's First Known Stock Exchange Building), 2 Roman Baths, Antique Dam structure, Colonnaded Street, 2 Roman Bridges are among the most important cities of the Roman Period.

Top Historical Places And Museums of Turkey

Basilica Cistern :

The Basilica Cistern, one of the magnificent historical structures of Istanbul, is this large underground cistern built by the Byzantine Emperor Justinian I (527-565). It is called the "Basilica Palace" among the people because of the marble columns that rise out of the water and appear to be countless. It is also known as the Basilica Cistern because there was a Basilica in the place where the cistern is located. You can click here to visit this magnificent structure, which is the largest cistern in Istanbul.

Antalya Museum :

We continue the list of historical places and museums of Turkey that you can visit online from the Mediterranean region. Today, Antalya Museum consists of 14 exhibition halls on an area of ​​30 thousand square meters, open-air galleries where sculptures and different works are exhibited, and a garden. You can see many important artifacts from the three ancient cultural regions of Lycia, Pamphylia and Pisidia at the Antalya Museum .

Pergamon Ancient City :

The star of the Hellenistic period, the Ancient City of Pergamon served as the capital of the magnificent Pergamon Kingdom for about 150 years between 281-133 BC. With its palaces, architecture, streets, social and commercial squares, magnificent library, theater area, waterways and fountains, it has managed to maintain its historical reputation in the world and in our country and has survived to the present day. The ancient city, which was included in the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage List in 2014, is among the most famous ancient cities of Turkey. 

Top Historical Places And Museums of Turkey

Beypazari :

Beypazarı, one of the oldest centers of Anatolia, has played a leading role in the lives of the people of the region since the Roman period. As the trade routes between Baghdad and Istanbul pass through Beypazarı, the city has maintained its popularity for centuries. In the Ottoman period, Beypazarı became a Timarlı Sipahi center and the name of the district was shaped by the influence of these two heritages.

Ephesus Museum :

Ephesus Museum is one of the most important museums in Turkey with its cultural activities and visitor capacity, as well as important works belonging to the Mycenaean, Archaic, Classical, Hellenistic, Roman, Byzantine, Seljuk and Ottoman periods. There are world-famous historical artifacts in the museum, where you can find traces and artifacts of ancient cities, mainly in Ephesus and its immediate surroundings. Two large statues of Artemis, the head of Eros, the statuette of Eros with Dolphin, the head of Socrates are just a few of the famous works of the Ephesus Museum. 

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