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Ankara Castle

Ankara Kalesi

For centuries this castle has protected Ankara from her enemies and has become a “must see” sight for tourists. The Ankara Castle’s age is even older then the city itself. Although the exact date is not known, it is believed that the castle was built by the Romans and improved by the Selçuks. Standing 110 meters high from the Bent Stream, the castle has Ottoman style houses from the 17th century.

Distance:1 km

Augustus Temple

Augustus Tapınağı

The Temple was built in the honor of the Phrygian men Goddesses B.C. 2nd century and is located near Hacı Bayram Mosque in Ulus. The remainings seen today were built for the son of Amintos by the Rome Emperor under the commend of Pylamenes as a sign of peace. The other parts were used to create a church in various and complicated times.

Distance:200 m.

Rome Bath

Roma Hamamı

The Bath is located 2.5m above the Çankırı Street which is on the corner of Yıldırım Bayazıt. The baths go way back to Caracalla times. The baths at the entrance of the Caracalla Street are covered with bullet plates. The main attraction Baths are right behind the arena. There are 4 distinctive areas which consist of Apoditrium (changing room), Frigidarium (cold), Tepidarium (warm) and Caldarium (hot) sections amongst this humongous structure.

Distance:100 m.

Hacıbayram Mosque

Hacıbayram Camisi

The historical Hacıbayram Mosque is located next to the Augustus Temple which is also in Ulus. Built in 831 H. (1427/28), it represents 17th and 18th century mosque characteristics.

Distance:150 m.

Mausoleum of Atatürk

Anıtkabir

The Mausoleum of Atatürk (also known as the Monument or Memorial of Atatürk) is the grave tomb of the Founder of Turkish Republic and not only the Revolutionary first Republic president but also the savior of Turkey’s many wars. Being located in Anıttepe, the Mausoleum is remembered as a Peace garden because of Atatürk’s “Peace at home, peace in the world” saying.
Museleum Tel : (+90 312) 310 53 61
Closed on Mondays

Distance:4 km

Anatolian Civilization Museum

Anadolu Medeniyetleri Müzesi

The Museum was built by Mahmut Paşa in the Kurşunlu Han region which is located on the south of Ankara at Atpazarı. Today the Kurşunlu Han library and conference room is used as a laboratory and a workshop. Inside the building there are some archeological treasures to be displayed starting from the Paleolithic age to the Neolithic age.
Museum Telefonlari:(+90 312) 324 31 60 / 312 62 48
Open From : 08:30 - 17:30 Closed on Mondays.


Distance:1 km

Ethnography Museum

Etnografya Müzesi

The museum opened its doors to public on the 18th of June 1930 next to the Muslim graveyards in Ankara as Namazgah. For 15 years, the museum served as a temporary mausoleum for Atatürk. This part of the museum is still protected as a symbolic remembrance. It was closed when Mustafa Kemal Atatürk’s funeral took place in November 1938. It embraces many artifacts from the Selçuk Period. There is also a library for specialists.
Museum Phone: (+90 312) 311 95 56
Open from: 08:30 - 12:30 / 13:30 – 17:30 Closed on Mondays.

Distance:1 km