Ankara is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Ankara one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Ankara is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Ankara or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Ankara. Explore the historical monuments of Ankara with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Ankara guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Ankara page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Ankara landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Ankara.
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Gozcu Sokak / Scouts Street No 2, 06240 Ulus, Ankara, Turkey
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 dati...
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Kale Mh., 06240 Ankara, Turkey
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
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....
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Kultur Mh, 06420 Ankara, Turkey
10:00 am - 04:00 pm
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 ...
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Hattusha, Corum Province, Turkey
12:01 am - 12:00 am
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 Hitti...
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Cankiri Cad. Diskapi, Ankara, Turkey
08:30 am - 05:00 pm
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 (dressi...