Hello! Welcome to our capital city, Ankara.
So, let's learn about this city, shall we?
Ankara is the capital of Türkiye,
located in the middle of Anatolia.
Ankara is the second crowded city in Turkey due
to many advantages brought by being the
There are good schools, hospitals, work
buildings, commercial and industrial sites, etc.
Ankara has an old
history which can
be traced back to
Bronze Age. First
civilization was Hatti
Most important rulers
of this region was
An Roman Empire era
Ankara became the capital city of
Turkey in 1923. In October 13,1923, The
Grand National Assembly Of Turkey
(Turkish: TBMM, Türkiye Büyük Millet
Meclisi) declared Ankara as the capital
city of the Turkish Republic.
The Grand National Assembly of Turkey
(TBMM)was founded in Ankara on 23 April 1920.
Ankara has got many
There are many parks,
shopping malls and
see some of them!
This is Ankara
Ankara Ethnography Museum
In this museum, there is a fine collection
of folkloric as well as Seljuk- and
Museum of Anatolian Civilizations
Situated at the entrance of Ankara Castle, it is an
old "bedesten" (covered bazaar) that has been
beautifully restored and now houses a unique
collection of Paleolithic, Neolithic, Hatti, Hittite,
Phrygian, Urartian, and Roman works as well as a
major section dedicated to Lydian treasures.
State Art and Sculpture Museum
This museum is 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 which
host guest exhibitions.
War of Independence Museum
This building, located on Ulus Square, was originally
the first Parliament building (TBMM) of the
Republic of Turkey. The War of Independence was
planned and directed here as recorded in various
photographs and items presently on exhibition. In
another display, wax figures of former presidents
of the Republic of Turkey are on exhibit.
Also there are important mosques in Ankara .One
of them is Hacı Bayram Mosque.It is located in
Ulus.Near the Mosque ,there is the temple of
MUSTAFA KEMAL ATATÜRK
The founder of Türkiye is Mustafa Kemal Atatürk.
Atatürk’s mausoleum(ANITKABİR) is located in
Many exhibitions are organized at the Atatürk
Arts and cultural activities are important for
Ankara. Presidential Symphony Orchestra and
state and private theatres, cinemas are also
located in Ankara. Opera, modern dance and
ballet are also important for Ankara.
There are many parks in Ankara. Gençlik Parkı is
the most famous one. Also Kuğulu Park, Altın
Park, Güven Park, Botanical Park are natural
beauties of Ankara.
If you want to go for shopping ,you can prefer
going to Çıkrıkçılar YokuĢu. Because you can
find antiques,carpets, jewelery which are
special and different .You can find also different
kinds of shops which are selling spices and dried
If you want to go to the modern shopping
areas,you can go to Kızılay,Tunalı Hilmi
Avenue or many many malls.