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Ankara Castle

Cankaya Merkez, Ankara, Turkey
+90 312 309 45 78
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Interesting castle but NOT good for kids.

We had a nice day visit to the castle and surrounding areas but the castle is very unsafe... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2017
srwpowell
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White Plains, New York
Great Walk

Awesome area to walk around. This will be the best place to do souvenir shopping. Plenty of local... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2017
Alison R
,
Charlotte, North Carolina
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good38%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“local foods” (2 reviews)
“great walk” (2 reviews)
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Cankaya Merkez, Ankara, Turkey
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+90 312 309 45 78
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"spend half a day"
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"local foods"
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"great walk"
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"buy souveniers"
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"traditional shops"
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"within the walls"
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"nice view"
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"souvenir shopping"
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"trinket sellers"
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"doner"
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"entire city"
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"traditional food"
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"cafes and restaurants"
in 4 reviews
"nice place"
in 7 reviews
"long walk"
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"historical place"
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"narrow streets"
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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

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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
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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

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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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Reviewed 6 August 2017

I visited the place in the early morning and the whole area reminded me the idea of the Montmartre in Paris. the place has it's magic and there are many trendy coffee shops and stores. of course there's the castle with great views af the...More

Thank Assaf S
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Reviewed 4 August 2017

ANother bucket list item you can go without, but have a cab drop you off on top and wander downhill can be fun for what it's worth.

Thank Cineasta
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Reviewed 24 July 2017

I love it . you can enjoy you time there are nice place around the castle too , we spend very nice time there .

Thank Layal4travel
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Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

This one of the places to visit in Anakara. One can go to the lovely fresh market in Ulus then take the taxi up to the castle. The area is surround by antique shops and place where you can buy the most beautiful scarfs and...More

Thank Sahar A
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Reviewed 16 June 2017 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
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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

Thank ac562017
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Danvina
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
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