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Private Tour: Ankara Sightseeing

3 Reviews

  • Location: Ankara, Turkey
  • Duration: 4 hours (approx.)
  • Tour code: 3795ANK_P01
A trip to Ankara is not complete without exploring such ancient sites as the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations, where you can see numerous remnants of the Stone Age, Neolithic Age, Hittites, Urartians, Phygians and more. Other highlights include Ataturk Mausoleum and the Citadel of Ankara.
On this private tour you will have the opportunity to visit the following historic sites:

Museum of Anatolian Civilizations:

The collections in this museum place an unusual emphasis on the earlier of Anatolia's occupiers, and start with an interesting exhibit of finds from the Catal Huyuk site, often described as the earliest known human community in the world. Other highlights include a collection of tablets, the translations of which remind you how little some things in the world have changed over the millennia.

Citadel of Ankara:

The Citadel overlooks the city and is the acknowledged symbol of Ankara. It is the oldest part of the city, built either by Hittites or Phrygians, people live almost as they did 600 years ago. The region was settled before 2000 BC.

Ataturk Mausoleum:

This mausoleum is the eternal resting place of Ataturk, the founder of the Turkish Republic, revolutionary, brave soldier, great leader and international figure. It overlooks Ankara and was completed being built in 1953 and in November 1953, Ataturk was buried there. The Mausoleum is adorned with statues, relief's and embellishments created by many of Turkey's artists.

Finally you will have the chance to visit the Old Copper Market (closed on Sunday).


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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
Centrally located Ankara hotels
Departure Time:
9:00am
Return Details:
Returns to original departure point at approximately 1:00pm

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Pricing information

Private Tour: Ankara Sightseeing

Ankara, Turkey

Inclusions:
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Entrance fees
  • Local guide
  • Transport by private vehicle
Exclusions:
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
Additional Information:

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • In the event of any museum closures, an alternative similar museum will be visited
  • Not recommended for children aged 4 and under
  • Children 18 years and under must be accompanied by an adult
  • Adult pricing applies to all travelers
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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: H Philip S, August 2014

We hit the major highlights of Ankara with our guide and because it was a private tour we were able to customize some and asked to be taken to a small neighborhood spice and fruit market. We also walked the neighborhood streets and visited local shops. Fun tour!

Reviewed by: Kamalesh K, USA, August 2010

A must visit is the Anatolian museum. Attaturk's memorial is great.
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Tour code: 3795ANK_P01