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Ankara Map, Turkey

If you feel like you need some help to find your way in your destination city, you are in the right place. This Ankara Map will certainly help you to seek out the best restaurants, clubs and sights in town. You want to know what is the best place for a walk? Or what you should be watching out for during your visit? Learn more about the best things to do in the city reading our travel tips and then get around in Ankara with Travelgrove's map. While searching for places, you can also check some cheap flights or deals or you can take a look at our user's galleries about the city. We hope you will find our city map of Ankara useful. Enjoy your trip and come back to share your travel experience about Ankara!

Ankara History

The city’s history can be traced back as far as the times of Bronze Age with the settlement of the Hittites in the area. As early as 1200 BC, the city was named Ankuwash. Around 1000 BC, when the city was under the rule of the Phrygians, the city grew in size as well as importance. The Persians later followed the rule of Phrygians. In 333 BC, the rampaging Macedonians under the command of Alexander the Great defeated... read more

Ankara Travel Guide

The city is located on a rocky and steep hill that is 150 meters tall over the plain.  It is one of Turkey's driest places, and barren steppe vegetation surrounds it, within various Ottoman, Byzantine, Roman, Hellenistic, Phrygian, and Hittite archaeological sites.  The climate is harsh and dry, having cold and snowy winters, hot and dry summers, and the rainfall comes during the autumn and spring. read more

Ankara Sightseeing

Finally, for a touch of nature, the Gençlik Park houses an amusement park and a pond that can be used for rowing. Meanwhile, the Atatürk Forest Farm and Zoo is home to a zoo, several small agricultural farms, greenhouses, restaurants, a dairy farm and a brewery. The possibilities for any kind of tour in Ankara are endless. Whether for historical, social, natural or pure fun trip, there is always a place waiting for... read more

Ankara Nightlife

The city’s nightlife is a perfect mix of modernity and conservativeness. This can be owed to the European influence in the whole country as well as the Muslim influence in the area. However, if it is fun that you are looking for, you need not go very far because the city of Ankara is bustling with pubs, discos, bars, restaurants and coffee shops you can choose from to while your night away. Marilyn Monroe in the... read more

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