Ankara Tourism, Turkey

Visit Ankara - Best of Ankara

Ankara is the capital of Turkey and the second biggest city in the country. It is not only an important industrial and commercial city but is also home to all of the foreign embassies and the Turkish government. The city thus has a vibrant and cosmopolitan atmosphere.

The city is a home to blend of Ottoman, Greek, Roman and Islamic culture. The city boasts large number of museums and is a historical hot-spot for Turkey. Ankara is also the resting ground of Mustafa Ataturk Kemal Pasha- the founder of modern Turkey. Travel to Ankara and explore the untold story of this historic city!

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Facts and Stats for Ankara*

  • Pollution Statistics in Ankara

    Know the pollution level of Ankara before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 65.15 (High)
    • Water Pollution 62.95 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 54.92 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 57.66 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 58.06 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 42.21 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 53.13 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 62.7 (High)
  • Ankara: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Ankara for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Ankara.

    • Burglary and Theft 44.66 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 39.81 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 32.92 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 69.9 (High)
    • Car Stealing 31.55 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 47.3 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 41.25 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 34.16 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 42.48 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 41.5 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 27.72 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 44.5 (Moderate)
  • Living in Ankara - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Ankara is 137.53 (High)

    • Safety Index 56.86 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 91.02 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 70.47 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 35.4 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 32.88 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 69.93 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.42 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 62.94 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Ankara

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Ankara

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.13 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.49 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 23.03 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 53.91 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 36.58 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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