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Don't expect a museum

This is an open air place with a nice area to walk through and look for nick nacks, but don't... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2017
Leipzig, Germany
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Lovely walk and views

The walk to Ankara castle was beautiful with many little shops and cafes on the way. The views of... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2017
Fuzz P
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Cankaya Merkez, Ankara, Turkey
+90 312 309 45 78
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from US$81.25
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All reviews local foods great walk buy souveniers traditional shops nice view within the walls souvenir shopping trinket sellers doner entire city cafes and restaurants narrow streets historical place nice place to visit worth a visit old city turkey
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Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

The place where you can smell the ancient times and past of Ankara. Get lost between the narrow streets and authentic shops. In Ankara first place you must see is Anitkabir then Ankara castle 👍. Also if you r hungry then eat doner/meatball in a...More

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Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

If you want to feel the traditional Ankara, you must spend half a day in the castle. Car park is a challenge in the old city, so it is better driving by taxi which is quite safe and cheap. Restaurants are a bit over priced...More

Thank Eren G
Reviewed 7 December 2017

The place is full of renovated old buildings. There are a lot of antiqe shops and nice restourants and a very good view of the city

Thank gunesxgunter
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

This is an open air place with a nice area to walk through and look for nick nacks, but don't expect a pay entry castle with majestic rooms and museum. Perfect round view from one of the main walls

Thank Ba0zi
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

If you come to Ankara, the castle is probably but don't get your hopes high. The place is not administered by anybody and there are absolutely no safety precautions. If you go with younger kids, you have to be extremely cautious. You can't find any...More

Thank Tolga Y
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Ulus ankaranin gobegi yeniliklerden uzak yasayan tarih. ancak simdilerde turistler ugramiyor. kendi haline birakilmis issiz kalmis. yneinde canlandiralim. Old town center of Ankara.. one of the most touristic place. but today tourists are lacking.. and the place is like empty although valuable.. it is like...More

Thank Aydan E
Reviewed 2 September 2017

We had a nice day visit to the castle and surrounding areas but the castle is very unsafe - especially with children. Lots of steep dropoffs with no railings. Not a good place for kids. It is a shame that they have spent a lot...More

Thank srwpowell
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Awesome area to walk around. This will be the best place to do souvenir shopping. Plenty of local restaurants to get some local flavor. You may not be able to find many English speaking people in this area. The streets are narrow and have a...More

Thank Alison R
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

This was the most interesting place I visited in Ankara and most memorable one . Old houses, antique shops and few cafes and restaurants

Thank Yassin_International
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

The walk to Ankara castle was beautiful with many little shops and cafes on the way. The views of the city are amazing from the top. The call to prayer sounds great from the top. It is easy to find and very Well signposted ....More

Thank Fuzz P
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11 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
24 December 2014|
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