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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., 06240 Altindag/Ankara, Ankara 06240, Turkey
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All reviews nice view ankara citadel narrow streets highest point worth the climb old city cup of turkish coffee castle walls anatolian civilization nice place turkey fort ulus cafes antiques romans hill
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
Thank sharron h
Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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
Thank hak_soleimani
Reviewed November 25, 2018 via mobile

Go there to feel the ancient history but bear the rubbish on the roads and watch out while walking by the unguarded castle walls Have a cup of turkish coffee at Divan otel and visit the museams -lütfen korkuluk konsun kenarlara ya da kale duvarlarında...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Senasli
Reviewed November 20, 2018

The best views of Ankara are from the teleferiq-line metro cars, but there are some decent views from this old fort. It is close to the centre of Ulus, and a steep but short walk from there. From Ulus metro station allow 20 minutes or...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Barnabas68
Reviewed October 29, 2018

If you go there after 9 pm, there is nobody, really strange and a bit scary. In the daytime, there are bazaars with local people and some souvenir shops. Go off the main streets and you will see rather decayed housing. Old town.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank jusaja
Reviewed October 22, 2018

A very beautiful view opens up on Ankara from the top of the Citadel. Stones for the construction of the walls were taken from the ruins of other buildings, so if you carefully examine the Citadel, you can find blocks with antique inscriptions.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank link1787
Reviewed October 14, 2018

An old town atmosphere and excellent renovation efforts around this landmark make it an interesting location to visit. Yet, please do not drive your own car to this location. Take a cab and then walk around without any traffic worries.

Date of experience: October 2018
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