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Anatolian Civilizations Museum

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Temple of Augustus

Both Anatolian Civilizations Museum and Temple of Augustus are rated very highly by travel writers. Overall, Anatolian Civilizations Museum ranks significantly better than Temple of Augustus. Anatolian Civilizations Museum comes in at #1 in Ankara with endorsements from 4 sources like Fodor's, Frommer's and Lonely Planet.

Both Anatolian Civilizations Museum and Temple of Augustus are rated very highly by travel writers. Overall, Anatolian Civilizations Museum ranks significantly better than Temple of Augustus. Anatolian Civilizations Museum comes in at #1 in Ankara with endorsements from 4 sources like Fodor's, Frommer's and Lonely Planet.

tripexpert score
97
#1 in Ankara
location

Ankara, Turkey

endorsements
  • 4 endorsements
  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    A real gem, showcasing many of Turkey's best ancient treasures and providing excellent insight. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 34

    This is the finest archaeological collection in all of Turkey and the primary reason Ankara is worth a stopover. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

    The superb Museum of Anatolian Civilisations is the perfect introduction to the complex weave of Turkey's ancient past. Full Review →

  • 11

    Michelin Guide 55

    Considered by enthusiasts to be one of the highlights of any trip to Turkey, the Museum of Anatolian Civilisations provides an excellent introduction to the rich history and culture of the Hittite, Phrygian, Greek and Roman worlds Full Review →

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#5 in Ankara

Ankara, Turkey

  • 4 endorsements
  • 6

    Fodor's

    Though it's in a rather sad state today, the Temple of Augustus and Rome, built 25–20 BC, is of great historical significance. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 35

    Seismic activity and exposure to the elements have taken their toll on the temple, which is encased in decayed and rusted scaffolding and closed to the public. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet

    Except for a couple of imposing, inscribed walls, not much remains of this temple (AD 25) built to honour the Roman Emperor Augustus. Full Review →

  • 55

    Afar Magazine

    The temple is under renovation so much of its natural charm is covered in scaffolding, however it's well worth a visit, even in freezing temperatures. Full Review →

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