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Ankara Castle

Ankara, Turkey
4.5 / 11
One of the main city attractions. It is known as the Hezar Citadel. The elevation allows you to see the size of the building from different parts of Ankara. The building is a fortress surrounded by two levels of walls. They were built in the VI and IX centuries. With 20 towers, save one. Tourists are allowed to go east to explore the surrounding area.
Ankara Castle
Address:Kale Mah., Altındağ
Hours:monday: 09:00–18:00 tuesday: 09:00–18:00 wednesday: 09:00–18:00 thursday: 09:00–18:00 friday: 09:00–18:00 saturday: 09:00–18:00 sunday: 09:00–18:00

Abdullah Burak Saltan

Everyone can visit this castle. This castle's location is really good. In the past, this area was Ankara's city centre. Nowadays, so far... it looks l.. Read more »

Valerie Pavlyuk

Nice view! Undoubtedly, it is worth to be seeing! Recommend to visit it in the early morning or in the evening. There is not excursions as I know. Ent.. Read more »

A A Alrais

Ankara Castle is a fortification from the late antique / early medieval era in Ankara, Turkey. The castle is composed of an inner line of walls with .. Read more »

Denise Aldilaimi

A step back in history within the castle walls, filled with lovely shops ( we bought jewelry, clothing and souvenirs) and restaurants with yummy tradi.. Read more »

Andrey Stepanyuk

Good sunset point but no any touristic information.

ali alani

History of the ankara... nice place

Andreia Batista Dias

Ankara Kale is situated far from the city centre. It's a particular neighbourhood. Entrance is free on this site and you can see Ankara from 360°. I r.. Read more »

Mary Cornforth

Well worth a visit. Walk up isn't easy (because of the altitude apparently nothing to do with our lack of fitness?)

Makcs Lukashuk

Probably the best attraction in Ankara. Excellent observation deck. There are many cafes and souvenir shops nearby.


A must, at least once... spare 2 hours to have a cold drink afterwards... many cafes around it. Good during summer time.

Abdul Razak Khatib

Could be improved a lot, no service around in any way, view is amazing, but the top part is very small.

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