Custom Ankara Private Tours to Turkeys Captivating Capital

Custom Ankara private tours to Turkeys captivating capital will take you on a sightseeing tour of the country’s central Anatolia region. Turkey's Capital City is home to the State Opera and Ballet, the Presidential Symphony Orchestra and several other national theater companies.   

Overlooking the beautiful city is the massive hilltop mausoleum of Kemal Atatürk, who declared Ankara the capital in 1923.  An Ankara guided private tour is a must for the historical and cultural tours available.  The city may not have any Ottoman palaces or regal facades, but Ankara is a lively, youthful city vibrant with modern culture but steeped in political history.  

Don't Draw comparisons between Ankara and Istanbul the flat scenery of the capital may not be pretty but the political success of this city is incredible.  With many cultural and historical Ankara escorted tours available, this city is full of little treasures.

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Enjoy a stress-free arrival into Ankara with this private arrival transfer service where your driver will meet you at Ankara Airport and take you to your hotel in comfort.

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This is a great tour to learn about the Byzantine and Roman history in Ankara as you visit the main historical sights that the fantastic city of Ankara has to offer.

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Ankara Castle
1 Ankara Castle guided tours will take to the castle's highest point (Akkale) on the southern corner, which has the most stunning panoramic views of the red-roofed historic houses and the stunning city.  Your tour guide will escort you through the many eras and cultures that are associated with the Castle.  If possible book and evening guided castle tour and watch the sun set, it is truly a sight to see.      
Ankara Roman Bath Ruins
2 On an Ankara Roman Bath Ruins private guided tour you will still see the original layout of the Baths.  The cold room, dressings room and warm rooms are still visible and will give you an opportunity to see how these baths stayed open and were renovated time after time for over 500 years.  All the rooms were supported by warming underground installations and built with open brick to let the hot or cold air circulate.    
Anitkabit Mausoleum
3 The mausoleum of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk (1881–1938) sits high watching over the city.  The tomb itself is a small part of this massive complex, which consists of a ceremonial courtyard and museums.  For many Turkish people, a visit to the mausoleum is like a pilgrimage, Turkish people are visibly moved when there.  Ankara guided private tours will take you through to the main entrance of the via the Lion Road, lined with 24 lion statues.
Ataturk Forest Farm and Zoo
5 The Atatürk Forest Farm and Zoo is a great family day out on a guided private tour.  With the largest recreational areas in Ankara, it features a brewery, farms, restaurants and of course the Zoo.  Members of the public are encouraged to have a picnic and take some time to stroll around this vast area.  There are many little eateries; it's ideal to try some kebabs or traditional Turkish chewy icecream.     
Kocatepe Mosque
7 The Kocatepe Camii is the symbol of Ankara, one of the world's largest mosques built between the years 1967 and 1987.  Your private tour guide will take you around this massive and beautiful mosque which can hold upwards of 24 thousand people.  It never closes as it is a beacon for worshipers and visitors alike.  Don’t hesitate to take as many photographs as you like near the Mosque but have respect for the worshippers inside and their surroundings.      
Parmak Kapisi Shopping Area
8 The alleyways south-east of the Park Kapısı entrance is the main shopping area with fabulous stalls.  The centre for angora wool the merchants sell everything from copper beaters, carpets, paintings, crafts and antiques.  The food and spice stalls are great with a unique variety of foods from the area.  Enjoy haggling with the traders and you will definitely get a bargain.       
Ulucanlar Prison Tour
9 Go on a Ulucanlar Prison guided private tour and visit this 1920's general prison.  Ulucanlar Prison has made history with its famous prisoners as well as its executions. A lot of politicians, poets, filmmakers and journalists passed through Ulucanlar.  The tour is an emotional journey as you see the conditions and the wards where the prisoners were housed.  The narrow corridors and dim lighting of the Solitary Area known as the Hilton were brutal. 
Atakule Tower
10 Experience Ankara from the skies on a custom private tour and visit the city's tallest and most spectacular tower.  It serves as a beacon on the Ankara skyline and is a sight to see.  Enjoy a meal a the summit and watch as the restaurant rotates a full 360 degrees giving you panoramic views of the city and surrounding areas.  If you dare head up to the observation deck and see Ankara at its best, on a clear day, you can see for miles.      

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