Çorum Private Tours of the Charming Chickpea Capital of Turkey

Come to Çorum on private tour and see the charming chickpea Capital of Turkey With Hittite Origins. Çorum town is situated between the Black Sea, and Central Anatolia is said to be one of the earliest civilisations in Turkey that left their mark on the bigger city of Anatolia.  Private guided tours of Çorum Museum will show you settlement areas from the early Hittite era (Alaca Town, Bogazkale, Alacahoyuk and Yazilikaya). 

Well renowned for their production of delicious chickpeas and noted as the chickpea capital of Turkey Çorum is a unique place.  This is a provincial town, but if you want to see village/town life, this is a perfect example.  Çorum guided private tours to visit Hittite, and pre-Hittite ruins is a must to here and the main reason most tourists come to this region.   Read More...

Guided Custom Tours of Çorum Hittite Era Settlement Sites

Çorum Private Tours of the Charming Chickpea Capital of Turkey

By the time many tourists reach Çorum, they many have had enough of small-town museums as there are a lot in this region of Turkey, but if you're interested in pre-Hittite and Hittite past stop and visit the Çorum Museum private tour.  The centerpiece of the exhibition is the magnificent reconstruction of Alacahöyük's royal tomb.  

The exhibit has every detail of the original monument down to the bull skulls and a crumpled skeleton clad in a crown.  Other item's on exhibition at the museum are the Sword of Hittite King Tudhaliya and a Ceremonial Jug.

Top Sights to See in the Corum Region

Hattus Ruins Corum Region
1 Guided private tour to Hattusas from Corum take approximately one hour drive, but it is worth it when you get there.  Once the capital of the Hittite Kingdom, it is said to have had at least 15,000 inhabitants.  As you walk around the site and amaze at its engineering you can't but wonder why they choose to build at this remote area far from trade routes, historians still can't answer this today.    
Corum Museum
2 If you're interested in Turkey's Hittite and pre-Hittite history, take a guided private tour of the Çorum Museum.  The centrepiece of the exhibition is the reconstruction of Alacahöyük's royal tomb. The exhibit has every detail of the original monument with bull skulls and a crumpled skeleton clad in a crown.  Another item on exhibition at the museum are the Sword of Hittite King Tudhaliya and a Ceremonial Jug among other items on show.
Bogazkale Museum
3 Hittite artefacts and history dominate this small Boğazkale Museum on the Hittite site.  They do an excellent job of explaining the history and culture of the Hittite empire with plenty of information and display boards in English.  Private tour guides will bring you to the centrepiece of the exhibitions are the two sphinx statues that once stood guard at Hattuşa's Yer Kapı gate.  
Lions Gate at Hattus Ruins
4 The two stone lions (Aslanli Kapi) on the Hattusa ruins were set to protect the city from danger and evil spirits.  This is thought to be one of at least six gates in Hattuşa's 4000-year-old defensive walls. Private tour escorted tour guides will show you the best-preserved parts of Hattuşa's fortifications from here, stretching south-east to Yer Kapı and from there to Kral Kapı.  

Travel Tips for Corum

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