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The foundations of this structure were laid by Galatians and eventually completed by the Romans. Located atop a hill in the old city, the area inside the citadel contains many fine examples of traditional architecture.
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Kale Mh., Ankara 06240, Turkey
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Reviewed today via mobile

...but stay away from the edges! We went to the castle one evening and the views are stunning. We were quite surprised not to see any safety barriers as the drops from the castle walls are big so just watch your step. The surrounding shops...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Potch24
Reviewed yesterday

It was a pricey taxi cab ride there. The place was covered with poor little kids piping on pipes, drumming on drums, sticking their hands out for coins. The "courtyard" areas had scads of saleswomen pandering their wares: bracelets, necklaces, purses. We went on a...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank rdyoung68
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When wallking through the castle you can look at the old architecture and walk up to the highest parts of the castle walls, from there you can get a perfect panaramic view of Ankara. There are several small shops that have an assortment of merchandise...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank heathercb14
Reviewed May 17, 2019 via mobile

Have been to Ankara a few times but never headed into the city. Searched trip advisor and this was the obvious choice for a visit and well worth the trip. Amazing views, friendly locals and history is spades. Only slight negative was the amount of...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Twinsetal
Reviewed March 29, 2019 via mobile

The area, called Ulus (probably spelled it wrong), if full of unquie shops. Leather makers, a guy whi takes old doors and makes coffee takes out of them...very nice, to standard Turkish memorabilia you come to expect from vendors. Still, the castle itself is a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed February 24, 2019 via mobile

A must see! This has one of the best viewpoints in Ankara. It's like being on top of the world when you stand at the highest point of the castle walls. Worth visiting for the view alone. It is surrounded by beautiful buildings which are...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 16, 2019 via mobile

Would suggest to roam around before visiting the museum of Ancient Civilizations. Come early otherwise too crowded. Small narrow streets. Enjoy the view of the city.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank KateOz-13
Reviewed February 4, 2019 via mobile

Before Die Atatürk says that after death I just want to be buried to see a Turkish Flag. Mozeleum of Ataturk and Ankara Citadel face to face every historic sites are located around the Castle

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank fbabacan
Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

You can enjoy while walking on the streets arround Ankara Castle. If you like oldies and goldies you find at the antique shoos also.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Isil B
Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

Really amazing,nice local people, in the square some people play guitar and the others sing and dabnce.i think highest point of ankara

Date of experience: December 2018
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