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Karatepe Aslantas Acik Hava Museum

Kizyusuflu Village | Kadirli, Osmaniye 80750, Turkey
+90 328 719 24 17
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Hittite city from 8th century BC

This place was a late Hittite city dating from the 8th century BC. It was a beautiful site in the... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2014
suekansas1
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Altoona, Kansas
Görülmesi Şart Geç Hitit Kalesi / Magnificant History & Art Pieces

Osmaniye ve Adana bölgesinde, tarih sahnesinde boy göstermiş çok sayıda önemli arkeolojik... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2014
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Karatepe was established as a border castle by Asativatas who introduce himself as archon of Adana plain in BC 8th century the Hittite age, against to the Northern Barbarian tribes. There is a caravan way on the west of the castle, Aslantaş Dam is located on the east of it. The inscriptions on the orthostats are written in two different languages hieroglyphic Hittite and old Phoenician. You can admiringly watch the work of many issues such as size statue of the storm god, war ship, the Hunting stage, a banquet table, fight with lion, nursing mother.
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3 Sep 2014
“Hittite city from 8th century BC”
1 May 2014
“Görülmesi Şart Geç Hitit Kalesi / Magnificant History & Art Pieces”
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Kizyusuflu Village | Kadirli, Osmaniye 80750, Turkey
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+90 328 719 24 17
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Reviewed 3 September 2014

This place was a late Hittite city dating from the 8th century BC. It was a beautiful site in the Taurus Mountains and on the bank of the Ceyhan River.

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Reviewed 1 May 2014

Osmaniye ve Adana bölgesinde, tarih sahnesinde boy göstermiş çok sayıda önemli arkeolojik yerleşkelerden biri. Karatepe'yi diğerlerinden ayıran en önemli özellik ise geç Hitit döneminden kalma bir kale olması. ( Mö 800) Arkeoloji meraklısıysanız, Helen ve Roma şehirlerine Anadolumuz'da her adım başı rastlayabileceğinizi ama Hitit yerleşimlerinin...More

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Reviewed 27 January 2013

If you are in Kadirli, Osmaniye or Adana and if you like archeology, this is a place you should see with well preserved Hittite ruins and statues, in a very nice nature with a lake and pine trees. But be carefull, it will be very...More

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