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Ankara Citadel (Hisar), Ankara

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Sitting on top of a hill above the city, Ankara Citadel (Hisar) dominates the scenery with its 14-16 m (46-53 ft) high Byzantine walls. Dating back some 3,000 years, the complex still swarms with activity today and boasts ruins and centuries-old monuments. Here you can see mosques from the 12th century and ancient marble sarcophagi on one side of the road, and order a meal on the other. See homes of the locals that preserve the classical architectural style. Not only are the buildings authentic, but the lifestyle here hasn't changed much; domestic animals walk around backyards and people still beat skeins of wool on the roads. Arrange your visit to Ankara Citadel (Hisar) and discover more family-friendly attractions in Ankara using our Ankara vacation builder.
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  • You will feel the smell and texture of history at the Castle. I'm not going to necessarily want you to taste Ankara Dönerini name but Ankara the best kebab type out right now and decimal in the spring-inspired den considering all you with capital. We used to be really good at the moment, the area has been disinfected sinister.
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  • Walk around Ankara and reach the top for amazing views of the city around. Lost of stalls with locally made goods. Stop and east at one of the numerous cafes - again choose a local cafe not your usual...  more »
  • Suggested to be the beginning there and don't miss the Heritage restaurant Especially Bursa Restaurant  more »