Ankara Citadel 3.5 rating


The origins of the Ankara Citadel are not known. Sitting atop a hilly lava outcrop overlooking the city, the Byzantine inner walls enclose 43 km2 along 42 pentagonal towers, while the outer walls enclose the old city. Enter through the main gate Parmak Kapisi to see traditional Turkish houses which have retained their culture over the ages.



About Ankara Citadel

 Kale, 06240 Altındağ/Ankara, Turkey

Ankara Citadel and Nearby Attractions on Map

Nearby Attractions km / mile

Hamamonu(0.9 km)
Hamamönü is a quaint area between the Hacettepe University campus and Ankara Citadel, with restored houses in 19th century Ottoman style.

Kocatepe Mosque

Kocatepe Mosque(2.8 km)
The Kocatepe Mosque is the largest mosque in Ankara, built in neo-classical Ottomon style from 1967 to 1987.

Hacı Bayram Mosque

Hacı Bayram Mosque(0.6 km)
The Haci Bayram Mosque is dedicated to Sufi poet Haci Bayram, who founded the Bayrami sect.

Arslanhane Mosque

Arslanhane Mosque(0.8 km)
The Aslanhane Mosque, one of the oldest mosques in Turkey, dates back to 1290.

Museum of Anatolian Civilizations

Museum of Anatolian Civilizations(0.4 km)
The Museum of Anatolian Civilizations traces the history of Turkey through the ages starting from the Paleolithic era.

Cengelhan Rahmi M. Koc Museum

Cengelhan Rahmi M. Koc Museum(0.4 km)
The Cengelhan Rahmi M Koc Museum is an industrial museum tracing the historical development of transport, communications and engineering, through a wide variety of artifacts that include early automobiles, rail transport items, communications and navigation tools, scientific instruments, models and replicas of early communications equipment.

Ankara Ethnography Museum

Ankara Ethnography Museum(1.1 km)
The Ethnography Museum of Ankara showcases Turkish history and culture through its wide range of artifacts, from art and manuscripts to costumes and weaponry.

War of Independence Museum

War of Independence Museum(0.9 km)
The War of Independence Museum displays important military photographs, documents and furniture from the Turkish War of Independence against Allied proxies, which led to the establishment of the Republic of Turkey.

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