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Ankara Destination Guide

Discover Ankara in Turkey. Ankara in the region of Ankara with it's 3,517,182 inhabitants is a town located in Turkey and is the capital of this country.

Considering your flexibility, these larger cities could be interesting to check as well: Yakupabdal, Polatlı, Muhye, Mamak, Kirikkale or Cankaya. Since you are in the region already, make sure to check out Seyran Baglari, Maltepe, Incesu, Bakanliklar, Yugetepe and Kavaklidere. Map of the area of Ankara in Turkey

Local Time

Current time in Ankara is now 07:49 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Istanbul" with an UTC offset of 3 hours.


Weather Conditions & Forecast

Morning -0°C / 32 °F
Evening 15°C / 59 °F
Night 2°C / 36 °F
Rain 0 l/sq m
Air Humidity 37%
Air Pressure 900.5 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 20% of sky
General Conditions Few clouds
18°C / 65 °F Few clouds

Sunday, 22nd of October 2017
Sky is clear, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 20°C (68 °F)
Night: 1°C (34 °F)
Monday, 23rd of October 2017
Light rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.
Light rain Day: 18°C (65 °F)
Night: 3°C (37 °F)
Tuesday, 24th of October 2017
Light rain, gentle breeze, few clouds.
Light rain Day: 19°C (66 °F)
Night: 12°C (53 °F)

Video Collection

Alim Qasımovun Ankara konserti 2014

Alim Qasımov ve Ferqane Qasımovanın canlı muğam konserti. Ankara, Congresium, 2014

05:22 min, rating: 5/5
Uploaded: April 20, 2014 by Ismayil Ashrafli

İbocan ankara gece alemi dilara Mega Sh...

Pavyon mega show söz müzik :adem kılıç Akşamlar Sensiz Geçmez Dilara Sabahlar Sensiz Olmaz Dilara Dilara Gazel Düştü Bağlara Dilara Karlar Yağdı Dağlara Dilara Neredesin Benim

29:48 min, rating: 5/5
Uploaded: June 03, 2014 by BURCU TUANA


Ankara Esenboga Airport Landing- [ESB]

Outside view from seat number 7F

03:14 min, rating: 4/5
Uploaded: April 07, 2014 by İlker Erol

ANKARA KUZEY YILDIZI'NA MUHTEŞEM BİR...

30:01 min, rating: 0/5
Uploaded: June 12, 2014 by GO ANKARA


ANKARA GİRİŞ KAPILARI

18:39 min, rating: 0/5
Uploaded: May 28, 2014 by GO ANKARA

Ankara Üniversitesi'nde Nevruz Gerginli...

Ankara Üniversitesi'nde Nevruz gerginliği Ankara Üniversitesi Siyasal Bilgiler Fakültesinde karşıt görüşlü öğrenciler arasında kavga çıktı

26:41 min, rating: 0/5
Uploaded: March 19, 2015 by Çağlar 01


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Photo Collection

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Interesting Events in the future

A short collection of upcomming events in Ankara during the next days, weeks and months.

25
Oct
2017

Cihan Mürtezaoğlu - Noxus Bar

Starts: 02:00 am (02:00)
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TPYME Sezon Açılışı

Starts: 09:00 pm (21:00)
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27
Oct
2017

Nico Stojan

Starts: 02:00 am (02:00)
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03
Nov
2017

Miyagi

Starts: 01:00 am (01:00)
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16
Nov
2017

Ezhel - Passage Pub

Starts: 01:00 am (01:00)
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18
Nov
2017

David Helfgott Ankara

Starts: 08:30 pm (20:30)
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24
Nov
2017

Christopher Schwarzwalder

Starts: 01:00 am (01:00)
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25
Nov
2017

Universite Oyunları

Starts: 08:00 pm (20:00)
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03
Dec
2017

METUAnkara

Starts: 12:00 pm (12:00)
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08
Dec
2017

Cid Inc - Therapy

Starts: 01:00 am (01:00)
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Interesting facts about this location

Ankara 19 Mayıs Stadium

Ankara 19 Mayıs Stadium (Turkish: Ankara 19 Mayıs Stadyumu) is the home venue for three of Ankara's Süper Lig football clubs: Ankaragücü, Gençlerbirliği and Hacettepe. It was built in 1935 and is part of the 19 Mayıs Sports Complex, which is located in the Ulus district. The stadium has a capacity of 19,209 (all-seater). Ankaraspor also used this stadium until they moved to their new venue in the Yenikent district.

Tags: Süper Lig venues, Sports venues completed in 1935, Sport venues in Ankara, Football venues in Turkey, Athletics (track and field) venues in Turkey
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Coordinates: 39.92, 32.85 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi from center.

Ankara Atatürk Sport Hall

Ankara Atatürk Sport Hall (Turkish: Ankara Atatürk Spor Salonu) is an indoor sport arena located in the district of Ulus in Ankara, Turkey. The hall with a seating capacity for 4,500 people and a parking lot for 500 cars was built in 1969. Home of the clubs Büyük Kolej and Türk Telekom, it is the second biggest indoor sport hall in Ankara after ASKI Sport Hall, where competitions of basketball, volleyball and handball are held.

Tags: Sport venues in Ankara, Indoor arenas in Turkey, Basketball venues in Turkey
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Coordinates: 39.92, 32.85 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi from center.

Ankara University, Law School

The Ankara University, Law School (Turkish: Ankara Üniversitesi Hukuk Fakültesi) is a faculty for law of the Ankara University in Turkey.

Tags: Law schools in Turkey, Educational institutions established in 1925, Ankara University
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Coordinates: 39.92, 32.85 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi from center.

Anıtkabir

Anıtkabir (literally, "memorial tomb") is the mausoleum of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the leader of the Turkish War of Independence and the founder and first President of the Republic of Turkey. It is located in Ankara and was designed by architects Professor Emin Onat and Assistant Professor Ahmet Orhan Arda, whose proposal beat 48 other entries from several countries in a competition held by the Turkish Government in 1941 for a "monumental tomb" for Atatürk.

Tags: Visitor attractions in Ankara, National squares, National museums in Turkey, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, Museums in Ankara, Mausoleums in Turkey, Landmarks in Turkey, Buildings and structures in Ankara, Buildings and structures completed in 1953, Biographical museums in Turkey, Atatürk Museums, Architecture in Turkey
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Coordinates: 39.92, 32.85 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi from center.

Central Bank of the Turkey

The Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey (CBRT) (Turkish: Türkiye Cumhuriyet Merkez Bankası - "TCMB") is the central bank of Turkey and is founded as a joint stock company with the exclusive right to issue banknotes in Turkey. The preparations to establish a central bank began in 1926, but organization was established on 3 October 1931 and opened officially on 1 January 1932. The Bank had, originally, a privilege of issuing banknotes for a period of 30 years.

Tags: Economy of Turkey, Central banks, Banks of Turkey, Banks established in 1932, 1932 establishments in Turkey
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Coordinates: 39.92, 32.85 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi from center.

Ethnography Museum of Ankara

The Ethnography Museum of Ankara is a museum of ethnography dedicated to the cultures Turkish civilizations. The building was designed by architect Arif Hikmet Koyunoğlu and was built between 1925 and 1928. The museum temporarily hosted the sarcophagus of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk from November 21, 1938 until November 10, 1953, during the period of the construction of Anıtkabir, its final resting place.

Tags: Turkish architecture, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, Museums in Ankara, Museums established in 1927, First Turkish National architecture, Ethnographic museums in Turkey, Buildings and structures completed in 1927
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Coordinates: 39.92, 32.85 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi from center.

Grand National Assembly of Turkey

The Grand National Assembly of Turkey (TBMM, Turkish: Türkiye Büyük Millet Meclisi), usually referred to simply as the Meclis ("parliament"), is the unicameral Turkish legislature. It is the sole body given the legislative prerogatives by the Turkish Constitution. It was founded in Ankara on 23 April 1920 in the midst of the Turkish War of Independence.

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Coordinates: 39.92, 32.85 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi from center.

Museum of Anatolian Civilizations

The Museum of Anatolian Civilizations (Turkish: Anadolu Medeniyetleri Müzesi) is located on the south side of Ankara Castle in the Atpazarı area in Ankara, Turkey. It consists of the old Ottoman Mahmut Paşa bazaar storage building, and the Kurşunlu Han. Because of Atatürk's desire to establish a Hittite museum, the buildings were bought upon the suggestion of Hamit Zübeyir Koşay, who was then Culture Minister, to the National Education Minister, Saffet Arıkan.

Tags: National museums in Turkey, Museums in Ankara, Museums established in 1921, Archaeological museums in Turkey, 1921 establishments in Turkey
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Coordinates: 39.92, 32.85 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi from center.

State Art and Sculpture Museum

The State Art and Sculpture Museum is a museum dedicated to fine arts and sculpture in Ankara, Turkey. It was designed in 1927 by architect Arif Hikmet Koyunoğlu and built between 1927 and 1930 as the Türkocağı Building, upon the direction of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder and first President of Turkey. It is located close to the Ethnography Museum and houses a rich collection of Turkish art from the late 19th century to the present day. There are also galleries for guest exhibitions.

Tags: Turkish architecture, National museums in Turkey, Museums in Ankara, First Turkish National architecture, Buildings and structures completed in 1927, Art museums established in 1927, Art museums and galleries in Turkey, 1927 establishments in Turkey
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Coordinates: 39.92, 32.85 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi from center.

Turkish Council of State

The Turkish Council of State is the highest administrative court in the Republic of Turkey and is based in Ankara. Its role and tasks are prescribed by the Constitution of Turkey within the articles on the supreme courts. According to Article 155 of the Turkish Constitution (1982), "The Council of State is the last instance for reviewing decisions and judgements given by administrative courts and which are not referred by law to other administrative courts.

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Coordinates: 39.92, 32.85 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi from center.