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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 worth the climb old city few hours anatolian civilization nice place turkey walls fort bead romans hill cafes antiques carpet
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 30 October 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
Thank jusaja
Reviewed 22 October 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
Thank link1787
Reviewed 15 October 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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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

It is the ancient part of the city and it is a value to visit it. Can be seen works that we forgot, things sold that in modern Europe hardly can be sold. Nice people. It is different from the rest of the city that...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Antonio2017-70
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Excellent surroundings to roam around and take beautiful pictures with your family. I was not able to go to the citadel itself.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank medmaha
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Rahmi Koç Museum must see attraction to feel the soul of old Ankara. Drink a cup of Turkish coffee with an astonishing Ankara view at Divan Teras

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank heertan
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed the walk up to the castle ruins. It was a bit steep toward the end, but worth the effort! We enjoyed getting an overview of the city and could see Ataturk’s mausoleum in the distance.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Susan R
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

There is nothing special to go there. Small and full of concrete platforms. We felt very unsafe, its unnecessarily crowded. Be careful if you go with your car and park it in a private parking place, if you have to leave on the street just...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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