Join Half Day Private Tour in Ankara and explore the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations and other ancient attractions during this private sightseeing tour in Ankara. Discover remains from the Stone and Neolithic ages and learn about the Hittites, Phygians and Uratians as you venture into the past with your expert guide. Plus, this tour uncovers the history of the Citadel of Ankara and Ataturk Mausoleum. Also here are some samples City Tours and Packages are Departure from Ankara.
Departure in the morning or afternoon and visit to the Anatolian Civilizations Museum at which numerous remnants from Stone Age, Neolithic Age, Hittites, Urartians, Phrygians and many others are on display; Citadel of Ankara and the Mausoleum of Ataturk, the burial place of the national hero who founded modern Republic of Turkey.
The superb Museum of Anatolian Civilisations is the perfect introduction to the complex weave of Turkey’s ancient past, with beautifully curated exhibits housing artefacts cherry-picked from just about every significant archaeological site in Anatolia.
The central hall houses reliefs and statuary, while the surrounding halls take you on a journey of staggering history from Palaeolithic, Neolithic, Chalcolithic, Bronze Age, Assyrian, Hittite, Phrygian, Urartian and Lydian periods. Downstairs is a collection of Roman artefacts unearthed at excavations in and around Ankara.
Ankara Kalesi (Citadel of Ankara), the symbol of the town rises on a hill of 978 meter high. During Hittites era it has been built as a garrison however according to rumors Ankara King Midas had it built. Ankara Kalesi has hosted several civilizations at various periods of history and naturally had many repairs and restorations since then. During Galatians period the castle has been enlarged and city walls added and brought to a position completely overlooking the town. It demonstrates the history of Ankara combining the Galatians, Romans and Byzantines. The shops around the Citadel offer you customary jewelry, carpets, costumes, antiques and embroidery.
The monumental mausoleum of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk (1881–1938), the founder of modern Turkey, sits high above the city with its abundance of marble and air of veneration. The tomb itself actually makes up only a small part of this complex, which consists of museums and a ceremonial courtyard. For many Turks a visit is virtually a pilgrimage, and it’s not unusual to see people visibly moved.
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