Facts and Data
Official Unesco Page
Reconstruction of one stretch of the Hittite city walls
Investigations into Hittite Culture in the capital of the kingdom
Turkey on the World Heritage List (Ministry of Culture)
Unesco World heritage since: 1986
Size of heritage: 268 ha
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.
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Medium airport - 74 mi (119 km) Esenboğa International Airport
Large airport - 86 mi (139 km) Nevşehir Kapadokya International Airport
Large airport - 86 mi (139 km) Tokat Airport
Medium airport - 94 mi (152 km) Kayseri Erkilet Airport
Medium airport - 98 mi (158 km) Kastamonu Airport
Small airport - 100 mi (161 km) Samsun Samair Airport
Small airport - 124 mi (200 km) Sinop Airport
Small airport - 140 mi (226 km) Adana Airport
Large airport - 212 mi (342 km) Gaziantep International Airport
Large airport - 262 mi (423 km) Aleppo International Airport
Large airport - 300 mi (484 km)
Bigger and popular cities in the wider vicinity are these:
These are some smaller cities that might be interesting. They are all rather close.