|Duration||Hattusa Ancient City of Hittite Empire Tour from Ankara|
|What to See||Hattusa Ancient City - Yazilikaya - Hittite Empire Ruins|
|Tour Price||From 250 Euro|
Hattusa Ancient City of Hittite Empire Tour from Ankara
Another amazing ancient day tour that will touch your life. Hittites one of the first civilizations of Anatolia of Turkey. Your private tour takes you from the capital of Turkey into the capital city Hattusha of Hittites Empire. You are going to explore the Hattusha Ancient City of Hittites Empire with own private local guide. You will be picked up from your hotel and at the end of the tour, return back to your hotel in Ankara capital.
Ankara to Hattusha Ruins & Hittite Empire Private Tour
Collected from your hotel or Ankara Airport by your private vehicle and private local guide. Drive to the Hattusa Ancient City of Hittite Empire from Ankara capital city of Turkey.
You are going to start the private Hattusha tour with a visit to the rock sanctuary of Yazilikaya, nestled between natural rock formations just northeast of the ancient city of Hattusa. Here are the Hittite holy site consists of two open-air chambers, accessible by a gateway and narrow passageways. The larger chamber is believed to have served as a place of celebration each new year, and its walls feature reliefs of Hittite deities chiseled into the rock face. The second one, the smaller chamber is thought to have been a memorial chapel for a Hittite King and has fewer, better-preserved reliefs. Tour continues on to Hattusha, the Bronze Age capital of the Hittite Empire. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is scattered with temples, fortifications, and royal residences, and bears testimony to the lost civilization. At the south-western entrance to the upper city view the famous Lions’ Gate, recognizable for the two lions carved into the stone arches, and at another entrance stands the Kings’ Gate, with a large-scale relief of a god armed with an ax and sword chiseled into the stone. Walk along the 70-meter long stone-walled tunnel that passes under the city wall to serve an entrance into the city, and visit the impressive citadel that also served as a royal residence. We finally, visit and explore the monumental Great Temple, dedicated to Hittite deities, and surrounded by a number of buildings.
At the end of the Hattusa ancient city tour, drive back to capital Ankara. It is the end of the tour services.
Private Local Tour Guide
Private Hattusa Tour
Entrance Fees to the Sights
All Private Transportations
Parking and Road tolls
Lunch & Drinks
Optional Ankara tours
You are kindly requested to present yourself at the departure point 15 minutes prior the pre-advised departure time.
Comfortable shoes and a hat is recommended as shade is limited in the summertime.
The order of the tour itinerary may vary in order to avoid congestion.