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Ani Antik Kenti: Tours & Tickets

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Kars, Turkey
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Fabulous history surrounded by stunning structures. There is no food / drinks after admission. Must visit

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank 681farukk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unless you visit Ani Ruins You cant understand Ermania Culture. Ani was a capital of Ermenia And the history of Ermenia was glorious in Ani After Ani You must visit Kars Province.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank fbabacan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful day out with Celil and highly recommend him. Our trip to Ani and the castle near the Georgian border were amazing. We suggest you go for the full day and make the most of what Kars can offer. He taught us...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Locknuts
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The world heritage site at Ani is the one "must visit" site in the Kars area. Photo ops abound, and you are exploring the original capital of Armenia. Ironically, you are inside the border of present day Turkey and within sight of the Armenian border....More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 17 October 2019 via mobile

Municipal bus left outside the Cihangirzade cafe (Old Antik cafe), Kars at 10 am. The bus returned from Ani at 13.20 and cost 9 TL each way. A white sign with red lettering at the corner of Gazi Ahmet Muhtar Pasa Caddesi and Falk Bey...More

Date of experience: October 2019
1  Thank Y1617XXseanc
Reviewed 14 October 2019 via mobile

It is amazing piece of history but there is a lot of work need to be done to restore what is left of those churches and mosques .. there is no walking tracks

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank eagle2bh
Reviewed 6 October 2019

We visited with a group and an excellent guide. Take your time, take water and enjoy the views across Turkey and across the border into Armenian. This is still largely unvisited despite having so much historical significance. The site is haunting and left an indelible...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank VictorGee
Reviewed 2 October 2019 via mobile

A city with every culture every church has a different atmosphere only the bad thing is that the treasure hunters dig too many places and if you are on your way to Kars, you should definitely visit them.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank ciobaba_34
Reviewed 22 August 2019

Ani historical ruins are a half hour drive away from Kars. The best way to visit this place is with Celil who does daily tours. Our experience with Celil was excellent, communication with him was great as he did his best to organise the tour...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Sah K
Reviewed 10 August 2019

The Ani Ruins are a true gem of Easter Turkey. It's about a 40 minute drive north of Kars. We hired a guide Celil through several amazing reviews. He was simply excellent and very knowledgeable about the history of the area. Walking through the area...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Response from Fethi D | Reviewed this property |
All the days of the week is open as far as I know from morning till evening
15 April 2017|
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Response from Luis S |
Local buses do leave from the corner of antik cafe but (Nov 2017) it leaves at 11. Just ask inside the cafe at what time will be bus arrive. It also depends on the amount of people. May there not be enough people, the bus... More
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