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Ankara


Ataturk's Mausoleum:
Ataturk's Mausoleum in Ankara, Turkey
Located in central Anatolia, Ankara is the capital and second largest city in Turkey. As of 2007, the city had an estimated population of 5,019,167.

The city was once known as "Angora", and this name appears in:
  • Angora goats are goats from the area that produce a fine soft wool, which is known in English as "mohair".

  • Angora cats (Turkish: Ankara Kedisi) are a unique breed of cats from the area. They have a silky coat, and although usually known for their white color, there are in fact many varieties including black, reddish, tabby.

  • Angora wool which comes from the coat of the local Angora rabbit. Angora wool is usually blended with sheep wool before being made into garments.
When you visit Ankara, there are many ancient sites in the area that you will want to see. These include Hittite, Phrygian, ancient Greek, Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman sites. The most famous of these sites is the Temple of Augustus and Rome (also known as "Monumentum Ancyranum"), which dates back to 20 BC.

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Ankara Travel Guide: Sightseeing, Hotel, Restaurant & Shopping Highlights

By James Crawford

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Paperback (32 pages)

Ankara Travel Guide: Sightseeing, Hotel, Restaurant & Shopping Highlights
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Ankara is the capital of Turkey and is located near the centre of the country in Anatolia province. Ankara is the second largest city in Turkey, after Istanbul, and is a commercial hub and an interesting yet less-travelled place to visit. The city has a population of 4.3 million and foreign embassies, government institutions and military bases are located here.

Top Sights Travel Guide: Ankara (Top Sights Travel Guides Book 43)

By Top Sights

Released: 2012-04-23
Kindle Edition (31 pages)

Top Sights Travel Guide: Ankara (Top Sights Travel Guides Book 43)
 
Product Description:
The Top Sights Travel Guide to Ankara is your essential guide to one of Turkey’s most vibrant cities. It includes essential information on all the city’s key sights, including a quick reference summary, history, opening times, prices and other key information. It also includes photos and a section on the history of Ankara - everything you need to make the most of your stay.

Top Sights Travel Guides are researched and written by a dedicated team of travel writers; they give you the lowdown on a city’s best known attractions, as well as information on some less well known sights that you might not have heard about. Specially written for Kindle users, Top Sights Travel Guides are simply the best value travel guides on the market.

Top 20 Places to Visit in Turkey - Top 20 Turkey Travel Guide (Includes Istanbul, Cappadocia, Ephesus, Antalya, Oludeniz, Bodrum, Ankara, & More) (Europe Travel Series Book 29)

By Atsons

Released: 2015-05-12
Kindle Edition (47 pages)

Top 20 Places to Visit in Turkey - Top 20 Turkey Travel Guide (Includes Istanbul, Cappadocia, Ephesus, Antalya, Oludeniz, Bodrum, Ankara, & More) (Europe Travel Series Book 29)
 
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Are You Ready to Discover & Explore Turkey?


“Top 20 Places to Visit in Turkey” is an easy to use, no-nonsense travel guide showing you the 20 best destinations Turkey has to offer. Packed full of interesting and useful information for each place, this Turkey travel guide is the ultimate travel accessory for discovering this historic country!


Inside Atsons “Top 20 Places to Visit in Turkey”:


  • Turkey’s top 20 best places to visit listed in order of importance.
  • High quality photos of the top 20 places.
  • Easy to digest descriptions of every place.
  • Essential historical information to provide you with a better understanding of each destination.
  • Recommendations of attractions and activities to give you a better visiting experience.
  • The best places to visit include Istanbul, Cappadocia, Ephesus, Marmaris, and Antalya.

“Top 20 Places to Visit in Turkey” Travel Guide features:


  • Easy Navigation: Effortlessly jump from one attraction to another using the interactive contents.
  • Add notes to the guide for a more personal guidebook.
  • Use bookmarks to save your favourite pages.
  • A Map of Turkey showing the location of every destination.

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There are lots of travel guides for Turkey, why should I get this one?
If you are looking for an easy-to-read and straight-to-the-point Turkey travel guide, then this is for you. All the destinations listed contain high quality pictures, historical and background information, attractions and activities, and are listed in order of importance ensuring you’ll know exactly which place you want to visit when discovering Turkey!

I’ve never been to Turkey, will this guide help me?
If you’ve never visited Turkey or plan on visiting but don’t know where to go then this Turkey travel guide is the perfect starting point. Turkey has so many interesting and unique places that it can often be difficult to decide where you want to go. This guide is here to help you with that decision by giving you 20 breathtaking destinations to choose from, with the added bonus of the guide being a top 20 list so you'll know exactly where to start your journey.

Travel Journal Ankara

By VPjournals

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Paperback (136 pages)

Travel Journal Ankara
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Going on holiday to Ankara? This useful travel journal will help you research, plan and record everything to get the most out of your trip.

Plan using the list of cool places to visit in Ankara, great places to eat and a handy list of the best websites so you can do your own research.

Included in this book:

Trip Planning:
Cool Places to visit in Ankara Turkey
Great places to eat in Ankara
Research your trip, including great websites to do your own research
Postcard Reminder & Packing List

Ankara Trip Diary
Write a daily diary during your trip

Record details of people you met during your vacation

Plus a shoe and clothes size conversion chart to help you get the right sizes

”An amazing journal to record and remember your trip or to give others as a gift for their upcoming holiday”

Enjoy your trip to Ankara, it is an incredible place

Istanbul & Ankara Travel Guide: Attractions, Eating, Drinking, Shopping & Places To Stay

By George Welch

Released: 2014-07-18
Kindle Edition (64 pages)

Istanbul & Ankara Travel Guide: Attractions, Eating, Drinking, Shopping & Places To Stay
 
Product Description:
Istanbul straddles both Asia and Europe and is located on two sides of the Bosphorus River. It is Turkey’s largest city and it was one of the three European Capitals of Culture in 2010.

Ankara, in Anatolia province is the capital of Turkey and is the country’s second largest city. Ankara an interesting yet less-travelled place to visit.


 
 
 

 
 
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