Çorum: Famous for its roasted chickpeas, Çorum was settled for the first time in the Neolithic Era and is now home to several sites inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Çorum dating back as far as 7000 years is the first settlement that fell under the rule of the Hittites by the time they took control of the Anatolian lands.
Throughout the centuries, many civilizations have existed and thrived in Çorum province. Naturally, the region is rich in historical artifacts and monuments. The Lion’s Gate, for example, is among the best known of these relics.
Located in the Central Black Sea region at a high altitude, Çorum has a continental climate. The summer is hot and dry and the winter is cold and rainy.
Çorum welcomes all visitors who want to be steeped in history and explore one of the earliest settlements of the Anatolian region.
Prepare to be amazed by the scenic and historic beauty of this unique city which was the first settlement of the Hittites in Anatolia and the home of many succeeding civilizations. Inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List, Hattusa has been the entrance gate to Anatolia and the capital cityRead More
As a cultural center, Çorum welcomes its guests with festivals organized all the year round. The Çorum International Hittite Fair and Festival is held in July every year. Aiming to promote the civilizations and cultures that have flourished in the city the festival becomes the scene of many enjoyable activities.Read More