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Top 10 Places To Visit In Ankara

Ankara, Turkey’s cosmopolitan capital, sits in the country’s central Anatolia region. It’s a center for the performing arts, home to the State Opera and Ballet, the Presidential Symphony Orchestra, and several national theater companies. If one of your prime travel goals is to discover the vast breadth of Turkey's history, Ankara is a great place to visit. Here are the Top 10

Aladağlar National Park

Sprawled over 55065 hectares of land, this mountainous Park was established in 1995 and is famous as the Alps of Turkey. The Aladağlar Na is ideal and famous for its trekking, hiking, and mountaineering sports in the entire country. This is one of the best Turkey tourist places. The region is covered with rocks only and the colors are very


Erzurum is a paradise for architecture and history lovers. It is a hub for tourists visiting Eastern Turkey in December. It is the largest city in the entirety of Erzurum province and one of the most attractive Turkey tourist spots. The fantastic and incredible Seljuk, Saltuk, Mongol and Ottoman mosques and Seminaries are the main attraction of the city. The


The stunning Bosphorus strait connects the Black Sea with the Mediterranean. Though it is one of the most overlooked tourist places in Turkey, it has a lot to offer. You can take a full Bosphorus tour by night by the ferry. The ferry leaves before dusk providing great Istanbul sunset views. You can also opt for a private tour and


Turkey is known for its handicrafts and handmade rugs and carpets. The Ottomania is Turkey’s largest retailer of carpets and rugs. The prices of the carpet range from $1000 to $10000. The authenticity that oozes out of the material and designs from these carpets is something that one cannot find anywhere. Get these rugs as souvenirs at some of the

The Egyptian Bazaar

Egyptian Bazaar is one of the best Turkey tourist places to discover some unfamiliar spices and dried fruits. Turkey is known for its markets and bazaars. The hustling and bustling of these markets makes Turkey seem more lively and vibrant. The local sellers are equally welcoming but one might need extensive bargaining skills to spend some less money here. It

Mamure Castle

Another UNESCO world heritage site that’s worth a visit. Mamure Castle is a medieval castle that was built by the rulers of the Armenian Kingdom of Cilicia. Since then it has been destroyed and repaired numerous times during the Byzantine period and the crusades. It’s a spectacular fortress that stretches 23,500-square-metre (253,000 sq ft).


This place think you of Switzerland or the Alps, and it’s truly one of the most beautiful places to visit in Turkey. The traditional Turkish houses combined with the landscapes are a pure bliss for the eye.


This small city is beautifully situated in a narrow valley on the banks of the Yeşilırmak river. So what makes this place famous? Well, it is said that the Turkish folklore of Ferhat and Şirin took place here. In addition to that, you can enjoy an authentic cultural experience and admire the charming Ottoman houses and antique bridges.

Sahaflar Carsisi

Among the most beautiful places in Turkey, this is the perfect one for book lovers. Sahaflar Carsisi, the second-hand book bazaar, is one of the oldest markets of Istanbul. It is open on all days, except Sunday. Timings: 9 am – 7.30 pm