Ankara Ili Things to Do

  • Kocatepe Mosque
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  • Temple of Augustus
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  • Temple of Augustus
    by Sirvictor

Ankara Ili Things to Do

  • Museum of Anatolian Civilisations

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Ankara Things to Do

    In a rather modern town, and after visiting the Ataturk Memorial, we were taken to the Civilizations Museum. I thought it was just another museum, to fulfill a couple of hours in a common city, with no many attractions, and I entered without any enthusiasm. The strike came absolutely by surprise. My God. There, lined in the long corridors,...

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  • AnitKabir - The Ataturk Mausoleum

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    Ankara Things to Do

    "The Anıtkabir" (Monumental Tomb), crowning a prominent hill in the center of Ankara about two km west of Kızılay along Gazi Mustafa Kemal Bulvarı is the Mausoleum of Kemal Atatürk, founder and first president of the Turkish Republic. You enter the tomb complex between two square kiosks and several stylized statues. The kiosk...

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  • Ulus

    Ankara Things to Do

    The focal point of Ulus is Ulus Meydani, a small square with an Ataturk statue and lots of pigeons. Ataturk sits on a horse in this one, and a few gun-toting soldiers stand each side of him (they're also statues!). This seems to be a focal point for old men to gather and chat in the morning, and later on I saw a mini protest here, not a very vocal...

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  • Castle

    4 out of 5 stars

    Ankara Things to Do

    From Şark Kulesi, turn left and you soon exit the upper castle through the southern gate Güney Kapı. This takes you into the more sanitized and gentrified part of the castle, a place where the restored boutique hotels and expensive restaurants have started to penetrate, and there's clearly a lot of work going on here. The road begins to...

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  • Temple of Augustus

    4 out of 5 stars

    Ankara Things to Do

    Roman Emperor Augustus build a tempel in old Ankara and the Turks build a mosque near the tempel. The mosque is called Haci Bayram Mosque.Haci Bayram was a Turkish scolar lived in Ankara in 12th Century.

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  • Citadel

    Ankara Things to Do

    The old town of Ankara and its citadel are located on a hill just east of Ulus. This is the oldest part, with old Ottoman houses on narrow, quiet, twisting streets. Some of the old houses are dilapidated and others are nicely restored and in great shape, some housing restaurants or hotels. The area also provides some nice cafes and eateries, and...

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  • Museum of Ataturk and the War of...

    4 out of 5 stars

    Ankara Things to Do

    Kurtulus Savasi Muzesi was the first Parliament building of Turkey, the first sessions of the new government too place here. It was built by Salim Bey in 1915 and used as the headquarters of Committee of Union and Progress (the party that brought down Sultan Abdulhamid). Kemal Ataturk was elected president of the Assembly and stated that the Grand...

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  • Atakule Tower

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    Ankara Things to Do

    I like to see cities from above! When in Ankara you can do it for free up from the Ankara castle or you can pay 7,5TL and take the elevator on the ugly tower of Atakule that is located at Cankaya district. We parked at the lower level and we took the glass elevator to the top. From up there you have 360’ view but a policeman will inform you that...

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  • Kocatepe Mosque

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    Ankara Things to Do

    This is the most notable mosque in the city. The largest mosque in Ankara, it was recently constructed in classical Ottoman style with four minarets. Built between 1967 and 1987 in the Kocatepe quarter, its size and prominent situation have made it a landmark for the city. You may watch my high resolution photo of Ankara on the Google Earth...

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  • Rahmi Koc Museum

    Ankara Things to Do

    The Rahmi Koc Industry Museum is in walking distance from the castle of Ankara. It’s interesting if you are into old old-objects (antiques) and industrial items from engineering etc. Some items are miniatures of trains, boats, planes but you can also see full size vehicles like the Ford Model T from 1918! The museums is housed in an old building...

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  • Walking

    Ankara Things to Do

    This area has many old houses and Karacabey Turkish bath. There are nice small places for eating something. It is just behind the Hacettepe university hospital. You may pass near hospital on inside from hospital area.

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  • Palace

    Ankara Things to Do

    "Ankara Palas" is a historical building, which is used as an official state guest house in the capital Ankara. Initially designed as the Ministry of Health building, it was used as a hotel for the members of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey following the completion of its construction in 1928. The building in the style of First Turkish...

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  • Ethnography Museum

    Ankara Things to Do

    Ethnography Museum of Ankara The Ethnography Museum of Ankara built by architect Arif Hikmet Koyunoğlu, is located on the site of a Muslim cemetery on a hill in Namazgah, Ankara, Turkey. The hill was granted to Ministry of National Education in order to be built as museum according to Decree of Cabinet of Ministers dated November 15, 1925 by...

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  • Museum of the Republic

    Ankara Things to Do

    Cumhuriet Muzesi is just a few meters south of the War of Independence Museum. It was the second Parliament building of Turkey for the Grand Assembly. It’s a 2storey building that was built by architect Vedat Tek. It’s very important for the Turkish people because it was here where Ataturk took and announce all the international treaties and...

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  • Kugulu Park

    Ankara Things to Do

    Kugu=Swan. It was one our favorite park once upon a time. It is nostalgic for us now. You may rest there if you are staying at Hilton or Sheraton. Just from there Tunali Hilmi street starts. You may find many shops, restaurants or bars around here. If you go thru to Arjantin street you may find many more... From other side you may climb to Çankaya...

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  • Column of Julianus

    3 out of 5 stars

    Ankara Things to Do

    The Julianus Column on the park at Hükümet Meydanı, Ulus is of Byzantium style and has no inscriptions on it. The height is 15 meters and contains several rings around its body. It is supposed that the column was constructed in the honor of Emperor Julianus (AD 361-363) while he was passing through Ankara.

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  • The place we all love....

    This is the heart of Turkiye and we all love there.Because this is the place of Ataturks grave and also museum of his privat objects and a lot of another Art from the turkish culture and the independence war memorize....So if you dont see there , you dont see nothing...

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  • Ankara – the capital of the Province

    Ankara has gone by several names over the ages: The Hittites gave it the name Ankuwash before 1200 BC. The Galatians and Romans called it Ancyra. In the classical, Hellenistic, and Byzantine periods it was known as Ánkyra. You may watch my 29 high resolution photos Slide-show Ankara out of my Webshot page.You may watch my 4 min 24 sec VIDEO-Clip ...

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  • Museum of Anatolian Civilizations

    This museum has it all, with artifacts from the earliest origins of Man all the way to present. An amazing number of ancient cultures controlled Ankara at one time or another. Therefore the displays range from paleolithic to Bronze Age to Iron Age to Classical Greek to Roman, etc. It is truly an incredible range of noteworthy art and...

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  • Sakarya Caddesi

    When you get in to the Kizilay , which is the most crowdy and busy pleace of Ankara,you will see.There is a street, actually square which named Sakarya.There are everything,especially Bars,puds,bookstores,fish shops,live music cafes,discos and a lot of food shops.I m sure you will like there.

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  • Anatolian Empires Museum

    I mean there are no enough words to explain this museum.Cause as we all know , in Anatolia,there was huge and a lot of different empires,arts,people,religion etc. used to live...So you can not imagine howmany thousands of objects they have got in this museum and how beatifull and amazing they are.So have a look.

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  • The Castel of centruies

    The oldest centrum of Ankara was around the Castel and for sure inside...That Castel used to see a lot of different Cultures and Empires..When you ll visit , you ll relaize...

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  • Silence side of the nature

    I use to live in Ankara , cause of , I know almost everywhere and this is a place there you have to go and see , huge lake with a lot of pine and oak trees and jogging ways and a couple of little restaurants or lets call buffets with fish between brett or sucuk - ekmek and so on...Also you can have a picnik there to...A lot to do,also like...

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  • Anatolian History Museum

    The biggest museum in Ankara and also the biggest museum in the world about Anatolian history. I do not have a great knowledge about this place as I am not interested in history very much but that is the most important place to see in Ankara if you are interested in history or culture tourism.

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  • Panoramic View from Atakule

    If you want to see a nice panoramic view of Ankara' you shall go to Atakule take the elevators to the top and enjoy the city. I can advice you to do this at sunset as Ankara is very flat to the west and sunsets are nice in Ankara.

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