10 vibes for Ankara
Delicasies; You should try the Ankara Simit and Beypazarı Kurusu with a cup of tea at breakfast. Ankara Döneri and Ankara Tava would be a delicious choice for the dinner.
Kızılay, is one of the city’s most vibrant attraction points. The transportation to Kızılay is very easy due to its location and it draws people from all over by offering plenty of shops, cafes and restaurants to enjoy
7 th Street in Bahçelievler is another attraction point with full of shops, restaurants and cafes. It is one of Ankara’s most popular districts with its everlasting energy. You can find many pastry shops, restaurants and fast-food shops to grab something to eat or drink while you enjoy your shopping.
Atatürk Mausoleum (Anıtkabir) Anıtkabir, where is the final resting place of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder of Turkish Republic, represents the respect of Turkish people to their savior. Located on Rasattepe, Anıtkabir reflects the grandiosity of modern architecture. The Atatürk and Independence War Museum inside Anıtkabir gives visitors the chance to witness how a nation was born.
Ankara Citadel (Ankara Kalesi), originally built as a garrison, has hosted several civilizations throughout the history. It is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Ankara as it is home to several museums including Anatolian Civilizations museum, old Ankara houses, mosques and other historical sights.
The Anatolian Civilizations Museum An extensive and unique collection of stunning artefacts from Anatolia’s significant archaeological sites can be seen in the Anatolian Civilizations Museum which is located on the south side of Ankara Castle.
Hamamönü located between Ulus and Sıhhiye districts and renovated after careful city planning, was awarded the European Tourist Destination of Excellence 2011. Its historic Ankara houses, authentic Streets, cultural and artistic events all year around, hand-made products exhibited at the street corners, the street of art, open-air movie theatre, shopping stores promising novelties for all tastes and budgets are among the sightseeing spots of Hamamönü.
Hacı Bayram-ı Veli Mosque leaning to the walls of the Temple of Augustus, which is the symbol of tolerance and peaceful co-existence of diverse communities.
Atakule located in the center of the city, Atakule is one of the most important landmarks of Ankara. On the top of the tower there is an observation terrace where you can find a picturesque panorama of the whole city. Tower hosts a shopping mall at the entrance level.
Museum of The Republic- Second Parliament House is the building where the activities of the Parliament had been carried out between 1924-1960 years. The museum is located in Ulus neighborhood which is in Altındağ district of Ankara.