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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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  • The best place to see a bird's eye view to Ankara. The nostalgic cafés smelling mansions and trades are the best places to do sightseeing with
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  • Old computer software partially a place where you can feel the best. Walk on the streets. Little cafes. Surrounding cities visit the Museum. You can find great perspectives for your photos
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  • Ankara is one of the oldest parts of Ankara Castle reeks of history. Perfect for history lovers, is a trip. Nearby, the old horse market, there are things to do in the ruins of the Roman baths Hill chokshi.
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