The Kaftanci House
Museum, together with the Ataturk Ethnography Museum, displays wonderful
Usak carpets and kilims in Ataturk's former residence.
was an important carpet weaving center, and today it continues to today.
The Archaeology Museum is very informative and interesting.
The Lydian Hoards that's known as
Karun's treasure which has returned from Newyork Metroplitan museum to the
home land, are exhibited here.
The 226-meter-high Afyon citadel dates back to 1350 B.C. and is ascended
by means of strairs carved out of rock. It was used by Hittites and
There are remains
of a temple dedicated to the goddess Cybele near the citadel. The
Archaeological Museum and the War of Independence Memorial underline
Afyon's place in history.
a legacy of the Phrygian Kingdom, are carved into rock faces on hills
north of the city. Aslantas is the largest. At Aslankaya, lion reliefs are
engraved into the sides of the rock.