Family and Kids in Ankara

Looking out for what can you do with kids and family in Ankara? Here are the things that you should not miss out on a family vacation with kids, toddlers, or babies. Discover the ultimate places for kids in Ankara, be it water parks, theme parks, or playgrounds. Children will have fun, learn new things, get good food and will not get bored in long queues. Keep reading to know about awesome places and activities to enjoy with your kids in Ankara.
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Let's explore our list of kid-friendly attractions in Ankara for perfect family outings and getaways.

  1. Visit to experience unparalleled fun for kids
    Ataturk Mausoleum Or AnitKabir

    Park

    Located strategically on a prominent hill called as the Observation Hill in Ankara, the site was chosen because it could be seen from the entire city. Also known as AnitKabir, this is the mausoleum of Ataturk Kemal Pasha- the founder of the Turkish republic and the first president of Turkey. The architect for this structure was chosen from an international competition hosting 48 countries and i...Read more
  2. A place for children with all kinds of interests
    Museum Of Anatolian Civilizations

    Family and Kids

    Also known Anadolu Medeniyetleri Muzesi, this museum is located within the Ankara castle or Ankara citadel and holds a prominent position in the Museums of Turkey. The museum houses collection and artefacts from various prominent archaeological sites of Turkey. The museum itself is housed in a 15th century market in Ankara Citadel. Collections dating to various periods like Palaeolithic, Neolit...Read more
  3. A guaranteed fun space for the kids
    Ankara Castle Or Citadel

    Family and Kids

    Dating back to Celtic period, Ankara castle or Ankara Citadel Hisar is one of the landmarks of the city. Several renovations by different empires have left a blended look on the Castle which reflects the style of Roman, Byzantine, Seljuk and Ottoman architecture. The famous Museum of Anatolian Civilisations is located at the entrance of the Castle. Hike to the top of the castle and enjoy the ma...Read more
  4. Amazing Ankara attraction for kids
    Cengelhan Rahmi M Koc Museum

    Family and Kids

    This is a museum dedicated to technology and is located in a historical inn called Cengelhan. The place was then used as a warehouse for Mohair and hence has a legacy behind it. Later it was rented to Turkish industrialist Rahmi M. Koc to serve as a museum. The museum is spread over three floors: Lower Floor: Carpet Gallery, Agricultural Machinery and Pharmaceutical exhibits. Ground Floor: Var...Read more
  5. Can keep your kids busy for days
    Kocatepe Mosque

    Family and Kids

    This is an important mosque in Ankara which can hold 24,000 worshippers at one time. It has magnificent minarets standing 88 metres high and is constructed in neo-classical ottoman style of architecture. It has stunning marble interiors, tinted windows and resplendent artwork of its central dome enchants the visitors. It is visible from the entire city and is one of the largest Islamic religiou...Read more
  6. Perfect for kids day out in Ankara
    Hamamonu Restored Area

    Family and Kids

    A great place to take a stroll, observe the beautiful houses, shop and eat the traditional Turkish food- Hamamonu is an ancient area on Ankara. Serving as a popular tourist hub and hang-out, this is a calm and well-restored area and a break from Ankara’s crowd.
  7. Fun place to go for kids
    Hattusha Or Bogazkale

    Family and Kids

    This capital of the Hittite Empire presents its 2300 years old ruins that will fascinate the visitors and intrigue the history buffs. Located 200 kilometres away from Ankara, these ruins are a must visit on your trip to the city.   There are very few standing structure left but the layout that stands even today will enthral you. The Hittites have a mention in the Holy Bible as conquer...Read more
  8. A cool place to see with kids
    Atakule Tower

    Family and Kids

    Be here to get a panoramic view of Ankara. Atakule Tower is 125 meters in height and houses an open terrace which enables visitors to observe the city from top. There is also a revolving restaurant located in the tower which makes a 360 degree rotation in an hour. There is also a cafe within the tower.
  9. A fantastic place for refreshing break for children
    Ankamall Alisveris Merkezi

    Family and Kids

    This is the second largest mall in Turkey and the largest mall in Ankara, this shopping centre covering an area of about 1890,000 square feet. Restaurants, cafes and variety of shops make it a popular hang-out.
  10. One of the awesome things children enjoy the most
    War Of Independence And Republic Museum

    Educational Site

    Also known as Kurtulus Savasi Muzesi, it is located in the former building of Turkish republican parliament. The museum is broadly divided into two sections. The War of Independence Museum has display of military photographs and documents from the independence war which was fought between 1921 and 1922. The Republic section has exhibits depicting the beginnings of Republic. 
  11. The best option for younger visitors
    Haci Bayram Mosque And Temple Of Augustus

    Family and Kids

    This is considered as one of the most sacred Mosque in Ankara. The name of the Mosque is dedicated to a prominent Islamic saint Haci Bayram Camii. He was the founder of Bayramiye dervish order around 1400. Ankara was the centre of this order and Haci Bayram Veli is respected by Muslims all over the world. The mosque was constructed in 15th century and has renovations again in 18th century. The ...Read more
  12. A place where kids enjoy and have fun
    Panora Alisveris Ve Yasam Merkezi

    Aquarium

    A shopping complex with lots of shops and international brands; this mall is also a popular hang-out. There is a panorama terrace from where you can enjoy the view of the Ankara city. Aquarium, game centre, restaurants and tons of other entertaining activities are available!
  13. A place perfect for families with kids
    Roman Baths

    Family and Kids

    Built in 3rd century AD, the ruins of Roman bath have a story to tell. Constructed in the time of Emperor Caracalla, these baths were dedicated to Asclepios- the god of medicine. Only the basement and the first floor of the structure stand today. The layout of these roman baths is still visible and has classifications like Roman apoditerium (dressing room), frigidarium (cold room), tepidarium (...Read more