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Ankara Destination Guide

Explore Ankara in Turkey.

Ankara in the region of Ankara with it's 3,517,182 inhabitants is a town in Turkey and is the capital of this country.

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Current time in Ankara is now 04:31 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Istanbul" with an UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Yakupabdal, Polatlı, Muhye, Mamak, Kirikkale or Cankaya. Since you are here already, make sure to check out . We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Ankara City Tour - Ankara Şehir Turu

22:06 min ( June 11, 2012 by ilkerol1986)
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A mini city tour from Kızılay to Ulus and back to Kızılay

TURKEY - Asia - Archeological museum Ank...

05:54 min ( June 21, 2010 by adjofilm)
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At the start of a trip through the eastern part of Turkey in September 2005 we visited the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations in Ankara and Hatuşas, the capital from 1450 until 1200 BC in the Hittite ...

Ankara 2012: Kızılay - Tunalı - GOP

03:43 min ( May 15, 2012 by Ay Luf)
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Muezzin en haut de la citadelle d'ankara

00:47 min ( August 22, 2007 by Pierre-Rudolf Gerlach)
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Chant du muezzin en haut de la citadelle d'ankara au coucher du soleil

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PMP Certification Training In Ankara, Turkey

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Bilkent University 13th Annual Workshop On Supply Chain And Logistics

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Giorgia Angiuli

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LP Ankara

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Interesting facts about this location

Ankara Atatürk Sport Hall

Ankara Atatürk Sport Hall (Turkish: Ankara Atatürk Spor Salonu) is an indoor sport arena located in the district of Ulus in Ankara, Turkey. The hall with a seating capacity for 4,500 people and a parking lot for 500 cars was built in 1969. Home of the clubs Büyük Kolej and Türk Telekom, it is the second biggest indoor sport hall in Ankara after ASKI Sport Hall, where competitions of basketball, volleyball and handball are held.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39.92, 32.85 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Basketball venues in Turkey, Indoor arenas in Turkey, Sport venues in Ankara

Ankara 19 Mayıs Stadium

Ankara 19 Mayıs Stadium (Turkish: Ankara 19 Mayıs Stadyumu) is the home venue for three of Ankara's Süper Lig football clubs: Ankaragücü, Gençlerbirliği and Hacettepe. It was built in 1935 and is part of the 19 Mayıs Sports Complex, which is located in the Ulus district. The stadium has a capacity of 19,209 (all-seater). Ankaraspor also used this stadium until they moved to their new venue in the Yenikent district.

More reading: Ankara 19 Mayıs Stadium homepage
Located at 39.92, 32.85 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Athletics (track and field) venues in Turkey, Football venues in Turkey, Sport venues in Ankara, Sports venues completed in 1935, Süper Lig venues


Anıtkabir (literally, "memorial tomb") is the mausoleum of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the leader of the Turkish War of Independence and the founder and first President of the Republic of Turkey. It is located in Ankara and was designed by architects Professor Emin Onat and Assistant Professor Ahmet Orhan Arda, whose proposal beat 48 other entries from several countries in a competition held by the Turkish Government in 1941 for a "monumental tomb" for Atatürk.

More reading: Anıtkabir homepage
Located at 39.92, 32.85 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Architecture in Turkey, Atatürk Museums, Biographical museums in Turkey, Buildings and structures completed in 1953, Buildings and structures in Ankara, Landmarks in Turkey, Mausoleums in Turkey, Museums in Ankara, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, National museums in Turkey, National squares, Visitor attractions in Ankara

Grand National Assembly of Turkey

The Grand National Assembly of Turkey (TBMM, Turkish: Türkiye Büyük Millet Meclisi), usually referred to simply as the Meclis ("parliament"), is the unicameral Turkish legislature. It is the sole body given the legislative prerogatives by the Turkish Constitution. It was founded in Ankara on 23 April 1920 in the midst of the Turkish War of Independence.

More reading: Grand National Assembly of Turkey homepage
Located at 39.92, 32.85 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Grand National Assembly of Turkey, National legislatures, Unicameral legislatures

Central Bank of the Turkey

The Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey (CBRT) (Turkish: Türkiye Cumhuriyet Merkez Bankası - "TCMB") is the central bank of Turkey and is founded as a joint stock company with the exclusive right to issue banknotes in Turkey. The preparations to establish a central bank began in 1926, but organization was established on 3 October 1931 and opened officially on 1 January 1932. The Bank had, originally, a privilege of issuing banknotes for a period of 30 years.

More reading: Central Bank of the Turkey homepage
Located at 39.92, 32.85 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:1932 establishments in Turkey, Banks established in 1932, Banks of Turkey, Central banks, Economy of Turkey

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