"Bogazkale-Hattusas-Yazilikaya" Bogazkale by Kuznetsov_Sergey

Bogazkale Travel Guide: 47 reviews and 304 photos

Hattusa which is situated near modern Bogazkale (formerly Bogazköy) was the capital of the Hittite Empire in the late Bronze Age.
The region is set in a loop of the Kizil River (Marashantiya in Hittite sources and Halys in Classical Antiquity) in central Anatolia.

Hattusa was added to the UNESCO World Heritage list in 1986.

You may watch my 33 high resolution photos in a slide-show Hattusas-Yazilikaya out of my Webshot page.

You may watch my 3 min 51 sec VIDEO-Clip Hattusas out of my Youtube channel,
3 min 35 sec VIDEO-Clip Hattusas Around by bus,
3 min 48 sec VIDEO-Clip Hattusas Slide show,
4 min 05 sec VIDEO-Clip Hattusas Lion's, Sphinx's and Kings's gates,
2 min 27 sec VIDEO-Clip Hattusas Yazilikaya ,
2 min 30 sec VIDEO-Clip Hattusas Yazilikaya Slide show,
4 min 12 sec VIDEO-Clip Hattusas Yerkapi Slide show.

Completed pages out of my trip to Turkey in April-May of 2008:
1) Ankara,
2) Bogazkale-Hattusas-Yazilikaya,
3) Urgup,
4) Kaymakli,
5) Goreme,
6) Zelve,
7) Uchisar,
8) Navsehir Ili,
9) Konya,
10) Pamukkale,
11) Kusadasi,
12) Ephesus,
13) Selcuk,
14) Meryemana,
15) Izmir,
16) Izmir Ili,
17) Bergama,
18) Ayvalik,
19) Troy,
20) Canakkale,
21) Istanbul,
22) Istanbul Ili,
23) Turkey.


  • Last visit to Bogazkale: Apr 2008
  • Intro Updated Jun 10, 2009
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  • mtncorg's Profile Photo
    Jun 10, 2012 at 6:25 AM

    The Hittites are blushing at your memories! Those sheep dogs were hoping to join your flock ;-]

  • HORSCHECK's Profile Photo
    Mar 12, 2012 at 2:53 PM

    Sergey, another interesting page about your explorations and adventures in Turkey. The young Turkish dogs look indeed very cute.

  • traveloturc's Profile Photo
    Mar 12, 2012 at 2:16 PM

    Wonderful Work Master Sergey ))) Congratulations )))

  • mvtouring's Profile Photo
    Jun 23, 2009 at 1:07 PM

    Another impressive page you have here. Thanks for sharing ;-)

  • WulfstanTraveller's Profile Photo
    Jun 17, 2009 at 10:59 AM

    Impressive. You sure have added a lot to your Bogazkale page. Mine now pales in comparison! It's great to help spread information about this wonderful site.

  • Trekki's Profile Photo
    Mar 3, 2009 at 11:05 PM

    Very interesting! I never heard of this place (but should have... from history lessons). Fascinating excavations and your videos and slide shows are great! I love the music from the bus tour :-) And these dogs... are soooo cute!

  • Arkeolog's Profile Photo
    Feb 21, 2009 at 1:01 AM

    Your Hittites page is just perfect. Keep going... Bora

  • freddie18's Profile Photo
    Feb 16, 2009 at 12:08 PM

    Very interesting and detailed information on Bogazkale. I always wanted to see historical places and that includes the ruins. Very informative page Sergey. Thanks.

  • hunterV's Profile Photo
    Feb 13, 2009 at 12:07 PM

    It's a wonderful place to visit!

  • Florida999's Profile Photo
    Oct 22, 2008 at 9:01 AM

    This is new and looks very interesting:) I have never been to Turkey. Nice page as usual! (and thanks for taking a look at my new Bavaria page!)

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