Ankara Tour From Ankara (Full Day)

Duration: Full day  (Everyday)
Tour Style: Private Tour
Pickup Point: Ankara-Turkey(from your hotel)
Pickup Time: 08:30 am
Drop-off Time: 5 pm
Highlights: Ankara City Center, Mausoleum of Ataturk, Museum of Anatolian Civilizations


Ankara city center, the capital of Turkey, is a vibrant and bustling metropolis that offers a unique blend of history, culture, and modernity. Nestled in the heart of the country, this dynamic city is often overlooked by tourists in favor of Istanbul or other coastal destinations. However, those who venture to Ankara City Center are rewarded with a wealth of hidden gems waiting to be explored.

Historical significance of Ankara City Center

Ankara City Center holds immense historical significance, serving as the capital of the Republic of Turkey. One of the most prominent landmarks in the city is the Mausoleum of Ataturk, the founder of modern Turkey. This grand structure pays homage to his legacy and is a symbol of national pride. Visitors can explore the mausoleum and learn about Ataturk’s contributions to the country’s development.

Exploring the Mausoleum of Ataturk

The Mausoleum of Ataturk is a must-visit attraction in Ankara City Center. As you approach the impressive structure, you can’t help but be awed by its magnitude and architectural beauty. Inside the mausoleum, you’ll find a museum dedicated to Ataturk’s life and achievements. The exhibits include personal belongings, photographs, and historical artifacts that provide a glimpse into his visionary leadership.

Unveiling the treasures at the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations

Another gem in Ankara City Center is the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations. This museum is a treasure trove of ancient artifacts and archaeological wonders. It houses a vast collection of artifacts from various civilizations that once thrived in Anatolia, including the Hittites, Phrygians, and Romans. Visitors can marvel at intricately designed pottery, statues, and jewelry that offer insights into the rich cultural heritage of the region.

Must-visit landmarks in Ankara City Center

Beyond the mausoleum and museum, Ankara City Center boasts several other must-visit landmarks. One such landmark is the Ankara Castle, which offers panoramic views of the city and a glimpse into its medieval past. The Roman Temple of Augustus, with its well-preserved Corinthian columns, is another architectural marvel worth exploring. Additionally, the Ataturk Forest Farm and Zoo provides a serene escape from the bustling city, with its lush greenery and diverse wildlife.

Discovering the vibrant local markets and shopping districts

No visit to Ankara City Center is complete without exploring its vibrant local markets and shopping districts. The city is renowned for its traditional handicrafts, such as intricate carpets and kilims, pottery, and copperware. The Old Quarter, known as Ulus, is a bustling area where you can find a plethora of shops selling these unique treasures. Additionally, Karum Shopping Center offers a modern shopping experience, with a mix of international brands and local boutiques.

Indulging in Ankara’s culinary delights

Ankara City Center is a paradise for food lovers, with its diverse culinary scene offering a wide range of flavors and delicacies. Traditional Turkish cuisine can be savored at local restaurants, where you can indulge in mouthwatering kebabs, mezes, and baklava. For a taste of Ankara’s local specialties, try mantı (Turkish dumplings) or Ankara tavası (a dish made with lamb, potatoes, and peppers). Don’t forget to pair your meal with a glass of refreshing ayran, a traditional yogurt-based drink.


  • Private Transfers to and from Ankara
  • English-speaking tour guide during the tours
  • Local taxes and service charges
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off


  • Entrance fees
  • Lunch
  • Drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified

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Ankara Tour From Ankara

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