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Ankara Castle

Cankaya Merkez, Ankara, Turkey
+90 312 309 4578
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If History could talk

The site has much historical significants to central Anatolia. At the very steep peak of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jim S
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
via mobile
See Old Ankara

This is a great place to see old Ankara. A definite visit for memories of Ankara and Turkey. Follow... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
Ankara, Turkey
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Cankaya Merkez, Ankara, Turkey
+90 312 309 4578
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The site has much historical significants to central Anatolia. At the very steep peak of surrounding Ulus, is from where Ankara grew from a citadel to city. The Kale is an impressive structure of strong high stone walls, passageways, lookouts & a large round storage/arms...More

Thank Jim S
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This is a great place to see old Ankara. A definite visit for memories of Ankara and Turkey. Follow the downward route through the narrow streets to the various gift shops. Do not miss lunch at the Divan Hotel, it has a great view of...More

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Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

The castle is ok. There are lots of people selling things along the way. It has nice views. There are some nice shops in the area. It gets really crowded on weekends and afternoons. If you want to see this and don't like crowds, try...More

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Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Offers a panaromic view, with historic and local arhtitecture it is loyal to it's history. Souvenirs and cafes, restaurants around the castle. Castle is little bit dangerous at top there are no safety fences so watch out while walking when other stargazee guests are walking...More

Thank Alper1234
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Ankara castle is the main and must visit place of Capital for sightseeing and cultural. It's history goes to 2nd century BC. Ankara castle is in the Ulus(one of the oldest center of Ankara and Turkey)and you can visit castle either by walking or car....More

Thank aglott
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Can see historical buildings, understand living in old town. Can find various hand made art shops and make shopping & spend time. Very close to museums.

Thank Oknp
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The vendors sort of spoil the experience but it was interesting and the view on a clear day is awesome.

Thank I1130CWrobertb
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Like every castle Ankara Kalesi is also located on one of a high hill of the city. Around the castle you can find some authentic restaurants which you may enjoy some traditional food after your visit to the castle.

Thank Murat B
Reviewed 10 March 2017

A real mix of renovation and dilapidation. Wander through old streets and reach the castle. The climb up the steps is worth an amazing view over the city.

1  Thank Johnadh
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Gives the old city where it all started feeling is there.Not very close. Need a day for complete visit or two half days if want to complete 100%. Ankara prices considerably lower than Istanbul, so shopping food can be good-value if planning to stay more...More

Thank GavurHoca
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Hi! What are the visiting hours? Also, is there an entrance fee? If there is, how much? Thanks! Dan
12 August 2016|
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Response from NurayBFethiye | Reviewed this property |
You can go there anytime, no visiting hours but I would recommened to go there before it gets drak that you can see the view of all Ankara. No fee entrance. Sunset time is the best time. If you you earlier you can visit few... More
This should be combined with the Ankara Citadel listing.
24 December 2014|
Response from Gingermegs55 | Reviewed this property |