This museum houses a rich collection of folkloric artifacts, and was the first resting place of Ataturk until the completion of his mausoleum in 1953.
This is a good example of a forest mosque as it was constructed of carved wooden columns supporting a wooden roof. Built in the 13th century, it was previously known as Arslanhane (The House of Lions) because of the lion statues surrounding it.
Gokyay chess museum
A wonderful area with many restored 1920-1930 houses now filled with cafes,restaurants,artist shops. A must see place for local and foreigh tourists.
The foundations of this structure were laid by Galatians and eventually completed by the Romans. Located atop a hill in the old city, the area inside the citadel contains many fine examples of traditional architecture.
The Erimtan Archaeology and Arts Museum aims at sharing its collection of 2000 objects with the public as well as exhibiting Works from other private collections in a state of the art contemporary museum environment.
The mosque as it stands today shows the architectural characteristics of late 17th century and 18th century mosques. The ceiling is made of ornamental wood, and floral and plant motifs can be found throughout.
This commanding mosque was built between 1967 and 1987 and is both the newest and largest in the city.
This fascinating museum contains over 200,000 historic pieces of which only a fraction can be displayed at one time. Exhibits include Early Bronze Age statues and Neolithic wall paintings.
Çengelhan Rahmi M. Koç Museum is the first and only industrial museum in Ankara Like its namesake, it is dedicated to the history of Transport, Industry and Communications, with additional material on Ankara and the founder of the Turkish Republic, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk. Housed in a magnificent building before the entrance to the Ankara Citadel, the collection contains hundreds of items from...