Excursions from Cappadocia to Hattusa provide the opportunity to delve into history and explore the fascinating archaeological sites associated with the ancient Hittite civilization.
Hattusha (also known as Hattusa) is an archaeological complex located in central Turkey, near the city of Boğazkale. This historical site is one of the most significant ancient cities of the Hittites, an ancient civilization that thrived in Anatolia during the 3rd and 2nd millennia BCE.
Hattusha served as the capital of the Hittite Kingdom and held immense importance in ancient history. Numerous cuneiform tablets have been discovered here, making this complex a key archaeological find for the study and understanding of the Hittite civilization.
If you are in Cappadocia and have an interest in history and archaeology, a tour to Hattusha will be an amazing and educational experience.
Typically, tours to Hattusha take a full day. It takes about 3 hours by bus to reach Hattusha from Cappadocia. Upon arrival, you can explore the ruins of the ancient city of Hattusha. Here, you will find a vast array of Hittite temples, palaces, city gates, walls, and other architectural structures. It’s a stunning place for delving into ancient history and taking photographs.
During the Hattusha tour, you will be accompanied by a professional guide who has knowledge of Hittite history and archaeological discoveries. They will provide you with insightful information about the site and answer any questions you may have.