About Ankara

About Ankara

Ankara the capital of Turkey is a beautiful city, which offers an amazing blend of historical and entertaining activities.  Here are just a few things to do during your stay in Ankara.

 

Anıtkabir – Mausoleum of Atatürk
Anıtkabir is the mausoleum of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, founder and the first president of the Republic of Turkey. Anıtkabir is located at the top of a hill in the very center of Ankara. The monumental staircase, the inscriptions in gold, the red marble and the mosaic decoration are truly breath taking.
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Anadolu-Medeniyetler-Müzesi
Anatolian Civilizations Museum (Anadolu Medeniyetleri Muzesi)
Turkey has been the host of many divers civilizations. The museum of Anatolian civilizations presents an insight to the very complicated history of turkeys past. The chronologically arranged artifacts are extraordinary. Walking through the museum feels like time traveling. This museum houses the very best archeological findings, therefor creating an incredible exhibit.
Kocatepe Mosque
Ankara’s largest mosque was built between 1967 and 1987. The exquisite architecture is a great educational eye-opener about the culture and history of Turkey.
Kocatepe-Camii
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Kızılay Square
Kızılay is located at the center of Ankara and offers a variety of entertaining activities.  Such as cheap & average restaurants too many Brand shops & a lot of cheap clothes.
Ankara Citadel
For the best view of Ankara you can visit the Ankra citadel. It is located in the Ulus Bentderesi District in the Old Quarters. You can see traces of different civilizations such as Romans, Ottomans, and Modern Turks. You can find several shops with local handcraft and nice restaurants with a nice view of the town.
(Restored) Ankara Citadel
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Shopping Malls
Ankara has many shopping malls you can visit. You’ll find clothing, jewelry, textiles, cosmetics, gifts and more in these malls, as well as restaurants and good dining areas. There are also cinemas, cafes and restaurants on site to relax in after shopping. Here is a list of good shopping malls you can visit: Cepa, Kentpark, Gordion, Nextlevel…