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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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  • Ankara Castle is the oldest municipality in the District of Ankara. Neway, rides one of the unique places. The castle is surrounded by narrow streets on exit through the road. The old superstitions generally close to Tewodros. Attention!!! It is important that you do during the day of your trip and we kindly ask:))
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  • The Castle and its environs really can be a few hours journey to date has been a venue that can be passed. Souvenier shop differ in can be created. I like it very much. It's been a very good place
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  • It's located in the old part of Ankara. It requires a long walk within narrow alleys to reach castle. It's definitely worth a visit.