Ankara Tourism

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 69.68 (High)
    • Water Pollution 63.51 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 59.76 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 61.9 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 60.12 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 43.9 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 56.82 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 67.07 (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 43.48 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 39.4 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 32.78 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 69.89 (High)
    • Car Stealing 30.16 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 47.25 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 41.94 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 33.33 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 74.46 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 42.12 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 42.78 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 28.33 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 44.94 (Moderate)
  • Living in Ankara - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Ankara is 123.63 (High)

    • Safety Index 56.71 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 91.02 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 74.57 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 34.36 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 40.22 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 69.6 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.65 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 46.71 (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 0.15 USD
    • International Movie per seat 4.15 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 25.06 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 61.32 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 38.98 USD

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

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