Ankara has not always been given the importance it enjoys now, but still no one can deny that this city has always been a heaven for history lovers. It’s one of those places in Turkey where you can fully enjoy the culture and learn more about the history.
The Ankara was chosen to be the capital of the country after Istanbul by Kemal Ataturk. The reason it was a perfect choice for a capital. This amazing city has seen many civilizations rise and fall and has lived through the great regime of the last three thousand years. With beautiful buildings, rich history and great fortune, Ankara is the best place to spend your vacation, if you ever plan to go to Turkey.
This historic place has a rich architecture. If you ever go to Ankara be sure to visit the old theatre which was built during the era when the place was ruled by the Roman Empire. The city used to be quite an important trading center in the time of the Romans.
There are old castles, museums and monuments in the city which are worth visiting. It was also very important during Ottoman Rule and there are still many beautiful mosques from that time. Not only Ankara has remnants from the time of Muslim rule and Roman Empire, but it is once used to be the center of the tribes of the region as well. So you can see a lot of things from the tribal culture there too. Apart from historical and cultural buildings you can also visit the amusement parks, zoo and forest farms, if you are looking for a little thrill.
You can visit Ankara during the summer, when the weather is warm and also during the winter when the snow covers the whole city making it even more striking. If you ever go to turkey don’t forget to pay a visit to this beautiful place.