Hittites were a well-ordered society who established a strong empire concentrated on Hattusa and is a subject of the Old Testament. They are also known as the first people who worked iron in Anatolia and lasted almost a thousand years. Following the collapse of the Hittite Empire, the Kingdom of Urartu emerged around Lake Van in eastern Turkey and are known as masters of metallurgy, playing a vital role in shaping the history of Eastern Anatolia.
On this tour, along with the must-see sites, we concentrate on the rise and fall of the Hittites and the Urartians who dominated central and eastern Turkey starting from 2000 BC to the 6th Century BC
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