Ankara : 10 Reasons to Visit the Stunning Turkish Capital

The city of Ankara is the capital of Turkey and one of Turkey's most diverse tourist destinations. It has many historical sites, such as museums and entertainment parks. You can spend fun and entertainment moments with your family and friends in Ankara as the city has many wonderful tourist attractions.

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1. Museum of Anatolian Civilizations (Anadolu Medeniyetleri Müzesi)

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Museum of Anatolian Civilizations is one of Turkey's most important tourist attractions. The museum was established in 1921 in an area close to the Ankara Citadel. The Museum of Anatolian Civilizations displays many antiques from the Stone Age to the present day. The museum also displays antiquities in chronological order. The Museum of Anatolian Civilizations was awarded the European Museum of the Year in 1997. Thus, You can enjoy seeing the ruins of the old and modern Stone Age, the Chalcolithic, the Bronze Age, the Hittite civilization, the Virginian civilization, the Orarto civilization and the Late Hittites.

2. Ankara Castle

Ankara Castle is considered one of the most important tourist places in Ankara. The building dates back to more than 3000 years. The walls of the castle were built during the time of the Roman Emperor Mikhail II. Some of the buildings that date back to the 7th century are also located. Ankara Castle is one of the oldest areas in the city of Ankara especially in the walls of Ankara Castle Turkey. When Visiting Ankara Castle, you have the chance to see the Roman Theater, one of Ankara's oldest sights, and you can see the beauty of its architecture and the Roman-built wall.

3. The Youth Park (Güvenli Park)

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The Youth Park, one of the unchangeable symbols of Ankara, is built on an area of 275,000 m². It has 61.724 m² hard floors 45.782 m² (pool surface area) watery area and 1.790 m² children's playground. Thousands of flowers were planted in the summer season and colorful flowers were used around the edges of the pool. The old trees in the park were not damaged and plants planting shade under the trees were planted. The existing trees consist of plants with thick-bodied, broad crown structure. The amount of trees available on the area is 2,868, and in the scope of renovation, 253,283 bushes were used together with 2,884 trees and shrubs. There are 1100 lighting poles, 500 lighting fixtures in the park, 25.000 m2 fun park and 10.000 m2 opera building. The Ankara Metropolitan Municipality Theater located in the park has a total of 638 people with a balcony floor. The building is the largest building in the park with an 8000 m2 closed area and also has one of the biggest theater halls in Ankara.

4. 50th Year Park

The50th Year Park is one of Turkey's most important tourist attractions. It is located in Chankaya district. The park is characterized by its natural diversity. It enjoys a beautiful nature that enchants its natural beauty. The park has a large area of ​​50,000 square meters. The park has lots of playgrounds, cafes and an electric playground, making it one of Turkey's most important tourist attractions. You can stroll around the garden and enjoy the enchanting views of nature, with a vast green area of ​​50,000 square meters. You can see the waterfalls in the garden, where the garden has three distinct waterfalls, so you can sit in cafes overlooking the waterfalls.

5. Wonderland Garden (Harikalar Diyarı)

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The Wonderland Garden is one of the most famous parks in Ankara. It is one of Europe's largest gardens with an area of ​​13.2 million square meters. It is divided into large areas of beautifully landscaped and attractive landscaped grounds. The garden also has many carvings of famous cartoon characters, making it attractive to young people. You can stroll around the garden and enjoy the beauty of nature because of the beautiful trees and green spaces that enchant the beholder. You can also take a watercourse tour of the artificial lake in the garden, or sit in cafes and restaurants on the edge of the lake. You can go to the amusement park of the park, and you can ski to the park on the ice skating rink.

6. Koğulu Park

Koğulu Park is one of the most important tourist attractions in Turkey. Turkey's Kogolo Park is one of Ankara's finest public parks in the Chankaya district. The park is known as the large swan bird that has become a symbol of Ankara along with swans, Geese, and ducks that float on the pond surface within the park. You can stroll around Koğulu Ankara, enjoy its beauty, watch the beauty of the park's enchanting nature, and sit by the magnificent pond in it. You can see the beautiful swans and take pictures with them and watch the ducks and geese that swim alongside the magnificent swans.

7. ABB-ANKA Park

ABB-ANKA Park is located in the capital of the Turkish state and is considered one of the most important tourist attractions in Ankara. Anka Park is one of the largest recreational parks in the world with a total area of ​​1,200,000 square meters. The park has a historic entrance from the Ottoman architecture, a river dune, large recreational games and a large safari zoo. In Anka Park, you have the chance to enjoy seeing the view of the garden entrance from the Ottoman architecture and enjoy the landscape of the park. Ankara Park is one of the largest parks in the world. You can visit the amusement park and play with its own games, with 14 large circular ships.

8. The Roman Bath Museum

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The Roman Bath Museum is one of the important tourist attractions in the city of Ankara. The museum displays the ruins of the Roman Bath Complex, one of the most important historical monuments in Ankara. It is located near the Ulus area. Built by the Roman Emperor Caracalla in the 3rd century AD, the Roman Bath Museum has a hot water room, a warm water room, and a cold water room. The bathroom also has a place for exercise and physical education, a wrestling circuit and a swimming pool.

9. Ataturk Shrine National Museum (Anıtkabir )

The Ataturk Shrine National Museum (also called Anıtkabir) is a national museum located in the city of Ankara, containing the tomb of Kemal Ataturk founder and first president of the Turkish Republic. The museum is located on an area of ​750 000 square meters, consisting of four sections: the Black Road, the arena of celebrations, the Hall of Honor containing the tomb of Ataturk, Peace Park, also contains some personal luggage and official cars of Ataturk's perfection. The Ataturk Shrine National Museum is considered one of the famous tourist attractions in Ankara.

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If you decide to have a trip and relax in a wonderful and attractive place, you should have to visit Ankara. Ankara, a capital city of Istanbul, has attractive sightseeing places that attract their visitors. Thus, you have to decide upon your next trip to see Ankara's wonderful tourist attractions.

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