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Akköpru is the oldest bridge in Ankara, constructed in the 13th century over the Çubuk Çayı creek on the old trade route to Baghdad.
Akköpru is the oldest bridge in Ankara, constructed in the 13th century over the Çubuk Çayı creek on the old trade route to Baghdad. The basalt bridge in Yenimahalle is one of the few surviving medieval structures in the area.
Excavated ruins of a typical Roman bath can be seen on Cankiri Street
The Zincirli Mosque in Ulus was built in 1685 and is a typical 17th century Turkish mosque, with a stone dado and brick walls
The Pul Muzesi or Stamp Museum at Turkish Telecom in Ankara displays a chronological collection of all the Ottoman and Turkish stamps circulated, from the first Tughra stamps of Sultan Abdülaziz of ‘The Sublime Ottoman Empire’ issued in 1863 up to present day prints
The Victory Monument was erected in 1927 to commemorate the Turkish War of Independence
The Anitkabir is the final resting place of Kemal Ataturk, founding father of the Republic of Turkey
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
Ulus is the heart of Ankara, a bustling area around a square with several historical sites such as the Monument of Republic, Ankara Palas and Statue of Victory
The Aslanhane Mosque, one of the oldest mosques in Turkey, dates back to 1290