An overview of The Turkish capital… Ankara
In the middle of what is known as the Anatolian Plateau, at the meeting point of roads to different parts of Turkey, Ankara forms part of the Inland Anatolia Region, which gives it strategic importance as a transportation node for the entire country.
The city of Ankara is the political center, the capital of the Turkish Republic, where Europe meets Asia and the East with the West. It is the second city after Istanbul in terms of population, where, according to statistics, it reached 5.663 million in 2020, and it is the third in terms of area, with 24,521 km².
Infrastructure of the Turkish capital
The infrastructure in the Turkish city of Ankara, like other cities in Turkey, is characterized by strength and development, as it includes, the most important political buildings or facilities for Turkish government, including the presidential palace “çankaya”, in which 11 former Turkish presidents resided, and the new presidential palace “Ak Saray” (White Palace), which was opened during the reign of President Erdogan in 2014, there are also official government headquarters, various ministries and the parliament headquarters.
In terms of services, there are many facilities and public parks in Ankara, which means an abundance of recreational places, such as: beautiful parks and huge and sophisticated shopping centers.
Ankara is one of the well-equipped Turkish cities with regard to the health sector in Turkey, in terms of the number of hospitals and medical centers, the quality of existing equipment, and the health services provided in them.
Among the most famous hospitals in Ankara are the Medicana International Hospital, Gorgan Clinic, Güven Ankara Hospital, Acıbadem Hospital, Memorial Ankara Hospital, and Hacı Tepe University Hospital.
It also includes many modern and distinctive real estate projects, especially residential ones, and it is among the preferred cities for buying property in Turkey
Tourism in Turkey, Ankara
The history of the city of Ankara, the capital of Turkey, dates back to more than 10,000 years in the time of the ancient Stone Ages, where several civilizations, starting with the Hittites, passing through the Persians, Romans, Byzantines, and reaching the Seljuks and Ottomans, succeeded in ruling it.
This is what made the city of Ankara include many of the most important tourist attractions in Turkey, especially the historical
It has a large number of mosques with a distinctive Ottoman architectural style, such as: Haci Bayram Mosque, Aladdin Mosque,
In addition to more than 50 museums, such as: the Museum of the War of Independence, the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations, and the Museum of Ethnicities, the city also includes antiquities indicative of the Roman era, such as: the Roman Columns Corridor and Road, and the Roman Theatre.
Tourist places in Ankara Turkey
Ankara Castle has been a cultural, historical and commercial center since the beginning of its construction date to 3000 years ago, according to historical researchers, and it is an archaeological architectural masterpiece that attracts many visitors annually.
Museum of Anatolian Civilizations
The Museum of Anatolian Civilizations is among the important and favorite places for tourism in Turkey, which is considered one of the most important museums in the world, especially after receiving the European Museum of the Year award in 1997.
The museum includes antiquities dating back to the Paleolithic and Modern Ages, the Calculites, the Bronze Age, the Hittites and Phrygia.
It was also named as it is located on a land area of 1,320,000 square meters, where there are many varieties of trees and flowers, children’s games, football and basketball fields, golf fields, water pools, water bikes, and other fascinating features .