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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 Citadel/Castle of Ankara (tell to the taxi driver: Ankara Kalesi), if you go to the top (stairs - not wheelchair friendly) you will have a great view of Ankara - great place to take pictures! It i...  more »
  • Bird's-eye view from the top is perfect for Ankara to watch is a cruise. In addition, the area around the authentic restaurants lend a wealth separate environment. Visiting the Hacı Bayram mosque from landing and spiritual benefit from air theMain achievements.
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  • This castle seen from afar something climbing up something else. When one enters into this castle was surprised from the entrance way Tower military. If income other city found full houses and shops and tourist facilities, and he built this castle built by the small city to be fortified. And either the Castle restaurants offering the finest fish and related foods, these restaurants have an old building which tastefully arranged with quiet and relief.
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