Temple of Augustus and Rome, Ankara

The remains of the Augusteum or Temple of Augustus and Rome can be seen here.

The remains of the Augusteum or Temple of Augustus and Rome can be seen here. Constructed on a sacred site dedicated to Phrygian Goddess Cybele between 25 - 20 BC after the Roman conquest of Anatolia , it symbolized the loyalty of Galatia to Rome with the Res Gestae Divi Augusti inscribed on both walls inside the pronaos (covered passageway).















About Temple of Augustus and Rome

 Hacı Bayram, 06030 Altındağ/Ankara, Turkey

Temple of Augustus and Rome and Nearby Sights on Map

Hacı Bayram Mosque

The Haci Bayram Mosque is dedicated to Sufi poet Haci Bayram, who founded the Bayrami sect

Roman Road of Ankara

The Roman Road of Ankara is an ancient Roman road which led to the Old Ulus Town Bazaar

Arslanhane Mosque

The Aslanhane Mosque, one of the oldest mosques in Turkey, dates back to 1290

Ankara Roman Theatre

The ruins of an ancient Roman theatre dating back to the 2nd century AD can be seen here


Ulus is the heart of Ankara, a bustling area around a square with several historical sites such as the Monument of Republic, Ankara Palas and Statue of Victory

War of Independence Museum

The War of Independence Museum displays important military photographs, documents and furniture from the Turkish War of Independence against Allied proxies, which led to the establishment of the Republic of Turkey

Roman Bath

Excavated ruins of a typical Roman bath can be seen on Cankiri Street

PTT Stamp Museum

The Pul Muzesi or Stamp Museum at Turkish Telecom in Ankara displays a chronological collection of all the Ottoman and Turkish stamps circulated, from the first Tughra stamps of Sultan Abdülaziz of ‘The Sublime Ottoman Empire’ issued in 1863 up to present day prints

Victory Monument

The Victory Monument was erected in 1927 to commemorate the Turkish War of Independence

Yeni Mosque

The Cenab Ahmed Mosque, also known as the Yeni (New) Mosque, is the largest Ottoman mosque in Ankara