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Mehmet Akif Ersoy Old House & Museum – Ankara

Mehmet Akif Ersoy Old House & Museum is 3 km (1 mile) far to Ankara centurum. Mehmet Akif Ersoy Museum, on the Hacettepe University Central Campus, commemorates the famous national poet who wrote the text of the Turkish national anthem as well as songs of independenee, and many other poems. Open weekdays from 10 am…

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Liberation War Museum – Ankara

Liberation War Museum is 1 km (0.6 mile) far to Ankara centurum. The Liberation War Museum, diagonally across the street from Ulus Square, is in the original form where the first parliament building of the Republic of Turkey was. Here the War of Liberation was planned and directed. There are various photographs and items on…

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Kocatepe Mosque – Ankara

Kocatepe Mosque is 15 km (9 mile) far to Ankara centurum. This is a recently constructed mosque of great size in classical Ottoman design with four minarets. Built between 1967 and 1987 in the Kocatepe quarter, its size and prominent situation have made it a landmark. Address: Kültür Mah., Çankaya – Ankara Phone: +90. Admission:…

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Hatti Monument – Ankara

Hatti Monument is 3 km (1 mile) far to Ankara centurum. Erected in the 1970’s in Sıhhiye Square, this impressive monument symbolizes the Hatti gods and commemorates Anatolia’s earliest known civilization. Address: Sıhhıye – Ankara Phone: +90.

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Hacı Bayram Mosque – Ankara

Hacı Bayram Mosque is 1 km (0.62 mile) far to Ankara centurum. This mosque, in Ulus, next to the Temple of Augustus, was built in the early 15th century in Seljuk style and was subsequently restored by Sinan in the 16th century, with Kütahya tiles being added in the 18th century. The mosque was built…

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Gordion Museum – Ankara

Gordion Museum is 80 km (49 mile) far to Ankara centurum. Established near a small village with a population of 500, known as Yassıhöyük, in 1963. Today there is a chronological exhibition in Gordion Museum and every period is represented with characteristic examples. In three exhibition vitrines there are works of the the Early Bronze…

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Etnografya Museum – Ankara

Etnografya Museum is 102 km (63 mile) far to Ankara centurum. The Ethnography Museum is at the opposite the Opera House on Talat Paşa Boulevard. There is a fine collection of folkloric artifacts and artifacts of Seljuk and Ottoman mosques. Open every day, except Monday Address: Hacettepe Mah., Namazgah – Ankara Phone: +90.312.311 3007 Admission:…

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Education Museum – Ankara

Education Museum is 4 km (2 mile) far to Ankara centurum. The Turkish Education Museum, formerly called the “School Museum” was established by Mustafa Necati, the Minister of Education, on 4 th March, 1926. The Museum occupied the ground floor rooms of the Ministry building in Ulus. It was the Museum’s aim to collect valuable…

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Column of Julian – Ankara

Column of Julian is 1 km (0.62 mile) far to Ankara centurum. This column, in Ulus, was built in 362 A.D., probably to commemorate a visit by the Roman Emperor Julian the Apostate. It stands fifteen meters high and has a typical leaf decoration on the capital. This is located beside the pool between the…

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The Aviation Museum – Ankara

The Aviation Museum is 21 km (13 mile) far to Ankara centurum. In 1997, attempts to found the second Aviation museum of Turkey were initiated by the Air Logistics Command, in line with the directives of the 21st Air Force Commander, Retired General Ahmet Çörekçi, with a view to plant the love for aviation to…

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