Ankara is the capital of modern Turkish Republic at present. It was also important at past. Ankara city has an impressive Roman heritage. Because of the location, the region has a great importance for centuries, even today.
Roman Empire era wasn’t different. Central Anatolia was an important defensive border for Roman Empire and East Roman Empire. Many fortresses were constructed in order to dominate the region. Their function was like military points as present. Ankara or Angora was a residental site in the same time. We can come across the Roman baths and Augustus Temple in the city. Also it was on the Silk Road, briefly it was a busy region at past. Ankara Fortress was one of the monuments that witnessed this glorious past.
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