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Ankara Castle, Ankara
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Ankara Castle is a fortification from ancient or medieval era in Ankara, Turkey. The exact date of its construction is unknown. Having been controlled by Romans and Byzantines earlier; it was captured by Seljuq Turks in 1073, by Crusaders in 1101, who gave it back again to the Byzantine and again by Seljuqs in 1227. The castle saw extensive repair by the order of İbrahim Paşa in 1832 during the Ottoman era.The outer citadel surrounds the old Ankara. There are 42 pentagonal towers along the walls, which range between 14- in height. The inner castle covers around 43km2.: Its southern and western walls intersect in a right angle, the eastern walls follow the ledges of the hill and the northern side was protected with a different type of defensive walls.Tr_Tr23
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  • Causing Ankara municipality in one of the historical sites. C. the remaining castles and many years neglected in recent years, restoration and renovation work is with the historical texture. Around the Castle you can witness history. In and around the historic castle hosts by eating breakfast, lunch or dinner. Each townhouse has a unique style. Almost every one of them a separate Museum. Restaurants are also mainly Ankara's kitchen. Perfect for the weekends.
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  • We visited our friends in 2015. Very nice views of Ankara Castle. There's also the old Castle Seljuk mosque. I suggest you to visit Him.
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  • Just as it would be wrong to think the Castle going around eating and drinking venues Coppersmiths antiques shops, live music, violin music concerts every sudden another lovely
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