Anatolian Civilization Museum

The Temple of Augustus and Roman Bath sections of the castle was first converted into a museum, and artifacts from the ages; Paleolithic, Chalcolithic, Old Bronze, Assyrian Trade Colonies, Old and Hittite Imperial Ages, Phrygian, Late Hittite, and the Urartu Kingdom, filled the halls. In 1943, the museum opened its doors to the public in its new and renovated buildings the Mahmut Pasa bazaar storage building, and the Kursunlu Han. It was declared the "Museum of the Year in Europe" in 1997, and today all the traces of the civilizations that lived in Anatolia over the centuries, including the artifacts from Gobeklitepe, can be seen.