Can I visit Hattusa?

Can I visit Hattusa?

The village of Bogazkale is the base for visiting Hattusa – it’s about 600 metres from the centre to the ticket booth. There are a few hotels, a cafe and a couple of places to eat in the village.

How do you pronounce hattusas?

Hattusa – Hattusa (also Ḫattuša or Hattusas ; Hittite: URUḪa-at-tu-ša) was the capital of the Hittite Empire in the late Bronze Age.

Who are the modern day descendants of the Hittites?


Hittite Empire Ḫa-at-tu-ša / 𒄩𒀜𒌅𒊭
Capital Hattusa, Tarḫuntašša (under the reign of Muwatalli II)
Common languages Hittite, Hattic, Luwian, Akkadian
Religion Hittite religion
Government Absolute monarchy (Old Kingdom) Constitutional monarchy (Middle and New Kingdom)

What were the Hittites known for?

The Hittites were an ancient Anatolian (modern-day Turkey) people who formed an empire between 1600-1180 BCE. The Hittites manufactured advanced iron goods, ruled over their kingdom through government officials with independent authority over various branches of government, and worshipped storm gods.

How do you get from hattusa to Ankara?

The fastest way to get from Ankara to Hattusa is to taxi which takes 2h 50m and costs 500 ₺ – 650 ₺. How far is it from Ankara to Hattusa? The distance between Ankara and Hattusa is 150 km. The road distance is 194.4 km.

Where is hattusa located?

Hattusha: the Hittite Capital is located in Boğazkale District of Çorum Province, in a typical landscape of the Northern Central Anatolian Mountain Region.

Where are the Hittites mentioned in the Bible?

In Genesis 23:2, towards the end of Abraham’s life, he was staying in Hebron, on lands belonging to the “children of Heth”, and from them he obtained a plot of land with a cave to bury his wife Sarah. One of them (Ephron) is labeled “the Hittite”, several times.

What race are the Hittites?

Hittite, member of an ancient Indo-European people who appeared in Anatolia at the beginning of the 2nd millennium bce; by 1340 bce they had become one of the dominant powers of the Middle East.