A series of important tombs were discovered in Alacahöyük, one of the first exeavation sites in Turkish archaeology. The tombs of the lords of Hatti who ruled Alacahöyük and its vicinity before the Hittite rule in the region attract attention with a wealth of metal finds.
The tumulus built in Adıyaman on the Nemrut Mountain is one of the most important monuments of Turkey. One of the peaks of the mountain was levelled by Anthiokhos I, king of Commagene, and the sepulchre was placed there. On this was placed rocks as large as fists, and the tumulus hill with a diameter of145 metres was formed.
As it is understood from the inscription of Poet Ziver on the courtyard's door, Valide Sultan had started the construction of the mosque, and her son Abdülmecit had completed it in 1853. (Dolmabahçe Mosque)