Niksar

Niksar

Niksar is a city located in the Tokat Province of Turkey. It was settled by many empires, being once the capital city of the province. The city has been ruled by the Hittite, Persian, Greek, Pontic, Roman, Byzantine, Danishmend, Seljuk and Ottoman Empires.

Site Information

Country: Turkey

District: Tokat Province

Category: Historic Cities and Regions

Site History: Second Millennium BC

Oldest Culture: Hittite

Later Cultures: Mixed

Site Features: Mixed Monuments


UNESCO Tentative List

Official Name: Early Period of Anatolian Turkish Heritage: Niksar, The Capital of Danishmend Dynasty

Date of Submission: 2018

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