Search Results for: Hittites

Cittaslow Towns of Turkey

Cittaslow, which first appeared in the Italian capital of Rome in 1986, means “slow city” with a broader meaning that includes untouched nature, away from the noise, distant from the metropolitan life, and reminiscent of a resort. Thus, there is no traffic problem, and the crowds and the noise is far away. Cittaslow towns for our country are almost heaven. …

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Turkey

Turkey’s name is in the World Heritage list, a compilation determined by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO); its natural and cultural assets are under protection. The natural and cultural sites in Turkey number 19 total, according to UNESCO.

Roman Ruins in Turkey

Anatolia is described as the cradle of civilizations. Indeed, many ancient tribes and civilizations prevailed in Anatolia, and they were erased from the stage of history, leaving only their ruins. Roman Empire is obviously one of the most spread and developed state of its time, leaving many ruins in its geography, including Turkey.

Kırşehir City Guide: Kırşehir City Guide

Kırşehir is located in the center of Anatolia. Having a history dating back to the time of the Hittites, the city became an important settlement during the time of Emperor Justinian I and was one of the spiritual bases of the Ottoman Empire, hosting the Ahi organization in the 13th century. Kırşehir is surrounded by Kırıkkale, Yozgat, Ankara, Nevşehir and …

Uşak City Guide: Uşak City Guide

Uşak in the Middle Aegean has always been a settlement since ancient times. The city dates back to the 4th millennium BC and has become a busy route, especially in the Bronze Age. In the 2000s and 2500s BC, the Hittites had an extremely rich history of civilization along with the Lydians, the Romans, and the Byzantines. It was an …

Cittaslow Towns of Turkey: Cittaslow Towns of Turkey

Cittaslow, which first appeared in the Italian capital of Rome in 1986, means “slow city” with a broader meaning that includes untouched nature, away from the noise, distant from the metropolitan life, and reminiscent of a resort. Thus, there is no traffic problem, and the crowds and the noise is far away. Cittaslow towns for our country are almost heaven. …

Bartın City Guide: Bartın City Guide

Bartın, located in the western Black Sea region, has recently been rediscovered as one of the most beautiful cities of our country. With Kastamonu in the east, Karabük in the south, Zonguldak in the west, and a 59-kilometer coastline in the northern part of Bartın, the city is indispensable for those seeking simplicity and silence during summer tourism. The Hittites, …