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What to see in Ankara

Anitkabir

The mausoleum of the founder of the Turkish Republic, Ataturk, is a revered monument in the city, accessed by a wide…

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Ethnographic Museum

When the founder of the Turkish Republic, Ataturk, died in 1938 he was buried in the internal courtyard of the building,…

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Mount Ararat

In the far east of Turkey lies Mount Ararat; the twin peaks of this dormant volcano boast the highest summit in Turkey,…

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Museum of Anatolian Civilizations

The museum which charts the history of Asia Minor is housed in a lovely 15th-century restored building (originally a…

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Natural History Museum

Anyone with an interest in the natural world will enjoy Ankara's Natural History Museum, which contains some fascinating…

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Temple of Augustus

The Roman Temple of Augustus was built by the Romans in the 2nd century AD, and contains the best-preserved copy of Emperor…

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