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Great views and interesting old part of town

The castle is not so much a real castle but is a great place to get the most amazing views of the... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2018
Sydney, Australia
Amazing view!

Even if you are not interested in history, go there just for a view of whole Ankara! P. S. it’s... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Cankaya Merkez, Ankara, Turkey
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All reviews spend half a day nice pictures great walk pretty sight buy souveniers traditional shops within the walls nice view souvenir shopping trinket sellers top level an awesome experience doner entire city traditional food cafes and restaurants narrow streets
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Even if you are not interested in history, go there just for a view of whole Ankara! P. S. it’s free of charge.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sandroolia
Reviewed 15 October 2018

A little hectic and yet exciting place to visit and view a perfect panorama of the city of Ankara. Locals and Internationals easily mingle and enjoy the friendship.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank 38138drc
Reviewed 3 October 2018

After knowing the Castle of Ankara from all directions because I had lived there for some time and visit the city each year, I decided to climb up there. It is a real challenge to drive uphill and find a spot to park the car....More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Ahmet C
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Although the Castle itself is just the remaining exterior walls the view is fabulous from the top. Surrounding the castle grounds are historic houses, shops and a Museum. Great place to visit and no fees to enter.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank sharron h
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

The history lovers should try it and it’s a little bit hard to walk because of the slope and narrow streets but you can see the inner and invisible core of the city and Simit cellers and you should walk through historical fabric and it...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 481farahh
Reviewed 4 September 2018

The castle is not so much a real castle but is a great place to get the most amazing views of the city. The walls are an interesting mix of a number of different civilisations- all reused. The shops and other local colour in the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank KarynW42
Reviewed 2 August 2018

Amazing and a must-see! The taxi dropped us off near the castle entrance, surrounded by little shops and vendors. It's an open-roof castle, made of stones - a very pretty sight to see! If you traveling with kids, keep an eye on them the entire...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Luciana T
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

A very nice area that informs about the old history of Ankara You will find many things to buy from shops there they sell old clothes seeds stones Jewels hand made only There are museum

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank lanasuliman
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

One of the most important destination of Capital, unfortunately except a few places, such as KOC toy museum and some restaurants. Castle needs to be repaired an cleaned inside of the castle shall be designed/organized as exhibitions, some fairs etc. Now all places are dirt...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank EVEREST_12
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

After walking through the front entrance doors you get to walk through what feels like a little hidden city of cobblestone lane ways. It is a pretty sight. You walk your way up to the castle area (some stairs which make it a tad difficult...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ahmsjs
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12 August 2016|
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Response from NurayBFethiye | Reviewed this property |
You can go there anytime, no visiting hours but I would recommened to go there before it gets drak that you can see the view of all Ankara. No fee entrance. Sunset time is the best time. If you you earlier you can visit few... More
24 December 2014|
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