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Anatolian Civilizations Museum, 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 Anatolian Civilizations Museum. 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. Use our Ankara trip itinerary builder to arrange your visit to Anatolian Civilizations Museum and other attractions in Ankara.
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  • Look at all the mystery inside door invites you into the story he wants to tell with. I have all the memories of civilizations lived in the Anatolian region of showcase ... until you kurtulami of the street in this magical odaciklarin ... Ankara is a justified excuse of those who you love civilization Museum
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  • Anatolia, the cradle of civilizations from East to West In this museum you will witness the cultural diversity of civilizations in the region lived in the past thousand years.. 
  • Amazing must see when visiting ankara. Lots of history and its well taken care of. You can also sit to have coffee. 
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  • One of the best and content rich museum in Turkey. This museum opens a passage not just to the past of Anatolia but also evalution of mankind. My experience was trilling, it is a must be visited museum.
  • A must visit place if you like to know more about human history. This museum specializes in cultures and people lived in this region throughout the history. When you think about civilization (yes I mean civilization not people) existing in Anatolia (asio minor) as far as 10.000 BC if not even longer than that before, you can imagine what this museum might contain.
  • Unbelievable place! The ticket might look expensive to you after all Turkish cheapness, but this place is just awesome with so much history starting from ancient Mesopotamia, Anatolia and so much more!
  • Very impressive. If you are interest in Hittite Empire, you should visit this museum.
  • Wonderful. You will love in museum.