Anadolu Medeniyetleri Muzesi, Ankara

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Set out on a journey through Anatolia's history, starting from the Paleolithic Age and ending with the present day at Anadolu Medeniyetleri Muzesi. Housed in a restored 15th-century Ottoman bazaar, the museum features over 200,000 artifacts, a portion of which are exhibited in chronological order. See the deer-shaped statuettes from the Early Bronze Age, Neolithic wall paintings, Paleolithic stone and bone tools, İznik pottery, and what is reputedly the world's most extensive collection of Hittite artifacts. Stop to have lunch in the historical setting of the nearby citadel or in one of several restaurants on the hill. For Anadolu Medeniyetleri Muzesi and beyond, use our Ankara trip itinerary planner to get the most from your Ankara vacation.
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  • In fact, this Museum, which must be in the works. But our historical monuments here to koruyamadığımız enough we make do with. In this museum there is a good merchandising and information presentation the Museum. .. Many people live in Ankara know this yet to roam the Museum. In order to know more or less the history of Anatolia have a field day here.
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  • The Museum of Anatolian Civilizations in Anatolia to the name that has a-ball residencies on the traces of civilization, offering visitors, you get from today to yesterday, a nice Museum of civilization ....
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  • How did the present date the son of man? He Lived In What's Going On? Culture human relations? To provide you with the answer of course Anatolia Anatolian Civilizations Museum, located in the middle of a visit. Magical Museum. Helede Garden sit ... If you want to be conscious of the Anatolian Civilizations Museum of contemporary civilized and without a visit from Ankara to hold
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  • Anatolia is literally the cradle of the civilization and this museum is the biggest testament to that. There are artifacts dated from Paleolithic age, all the way to the Roman ages, a 40 thousand (yes thousand!) year journey to the progress of the mankind. I’ve been to tens of museums around the world and this is the single most interesting one that gives goosebumps every time I visit.
  • Did not expect such a good museum. It is small but full of interesting knowledge. Take a look if you like ancient history. Really well made.
  • One of the great palaces in Ankara to visit. You may see the first coin in the world and learn how the first man used to live.
  • From the Ulus metro station, it took us about 20 mins to get there by foot. The museum is on a hill, & the 10 minute climb, while I liked it, I wouldn't recommend it for those with particular conditions, or the elderly. The museum itself is very modern. It features artefacts spanning a period starting at one million years ago. There are good English translations on most artifact tags, and there are video illustrations shown via projectors. There are two cafes, and a neat gift shop. The museum staff is also very friendly. Overall, I'd give it an 8 out of 10. If you have limited time however, I'd recommend the nearby Ankara Kalesi (The Ankara Castle) more.
  • Great place to visit. amazing samples of old Anatolian civilization.

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Among the Roman ruins and citadels of the city of Ankara sits a collection of glitzy, upscale chain hotels. This cosmopolitan city may not be the best choice for the budget-conscious, so if shelling out a lot of money isn't your prerogative, look a little north of the city core to the independent hotels which are a bit more moderately priced. Alternatively, opt for an authentic, family-run Ottoman inn or boutique hotel. You'll find only one hostel here, which tends to fill up quickly.
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