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“Recently given a face lift, the castle is one of the best sites in Ankara”
Review of Ankara Castle

Ankara Castle
Ranked #7 of 231 things to do in Ankara
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 24 December 2017

The city has truly done a great job in giving this area a face lift. The streets have all been newly repaved, the water drains well, the store fronts have a nice mix of old and new, with the new keeping to the traditional Ottoman style. This area offers the highly touristy shops and restaurants, while at the same time offering very traditional and local shops, restaurants, and markets. Just step off the tourist path for an authentic experience.

Thank Johon Z
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"spend half a day"
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"great walk"
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"authentic restaurants"
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"traditional food"
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"souvenir shops"
in 5 reviews
"within the walls"
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"nice view"
in 7 reviews
"nice shops"
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"doner"
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"entire city"
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"great place to see"
in 2 reviews
"nice place"
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"narrow streets"
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"anatolian civilization"
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"historical place"
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"koc museum"
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"worth a visit"
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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 old and authentic rest.Dursun.

Thank aglott
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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 but offer traditional food and events.

Thank Eren G
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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
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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
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