An Anatolian Capital Hattusa!
The ancient city of Hattusa in Boğazkale district of Çorum, which was the capital of the Hittites for 450 years, is the only ancient city in the UNESCO “World Cultural Heritage” and “World Memory” lists. Their language, Indo-European family community, nails and hyaloglyphic inscriptions to watch today is quite exciting to watch.
In 1200 BC, the Phrygians settled in the area left empty by the collapse of the Hittites. At least 5 culture layers were found; Hatti, Assyrian, Hittite, Phrygian, Galatian, Roman and Byzantine…
The city is divided into two parts, the lower city and the upper city. In the Upper City on the slope, spreading over an area of 1 km2, there are generally sacred sites and temples. The Lower City has civilian habitats and the Great Temple.
The development of monumental architecture in the Great Hittite kingdom, sculpture art has emerged depending on the architecture. The Hittite craftsmen and architects who used the stone with great skill became the creators of monumental architecture in Anatolia. They gave the most competent and magnificent works of religious and civil architectural examples in their capital Hattusa.