Welcome
Login:   Pass:     Register - Forgot Password - Resend Activation

Ankara

Ankara is the capital and the second biggest province of Turkey. Ankara, lying in central Turkey, was the center of the Turkish independence movement after the first world war. Anitkabir, the mausoleum of Ataturk (founder of the Republic of Turkey) was built in Ankara. Ankara has important government organizations and many high quality universities.

Lying at the intersection of important crossroads, Ankara has an extremely rich history dating back to more than four thousand years. Ankara region possesses plenty of artifacts and ruins from the Hatti civilization in the bronze age, then Hittites, followed by Phrygians and then Persians. Then, Ankara served as the capital of Galatians before being captured by the Romans. After Romans, it has been part of Byzantines before falling into the hands of Seljuk Turks under the rule of Alparslan. After the Seljuks come the Ottoman Empire, followed by present day republic of Turkey.

Touristic places in Ankara include Anitkabir, Museum of Anatolian Civilizations, the Ethnographical Museum, the Castle of Ankara, the Temple of Augustus, the Roman Bath, the Column of Julian, Kocatepe Mosque and Haci Bayram Mosque.


Guzel Ankara
Bilkent University Campus
Ankara at night
Karum, Ankara
Kugulupark, Ankara
Castle of Ankara - Ankara Kalesi
Izmir Street, Ankara
Ankara Kecioren
View from Hidirlik
A Bicycle Under The Sunbeam
Statue
Ümitköy
Ümitköy cami
blacklake
Castle at Ankara
Ankara Swans
Keçiören Fall - 1
Keçiören Fall -2
Keçiören Falls - 3
Solar disk
In the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations
Small Shopping Mall in Ankara
Famous Portre
Kuğulu park in Ankara
Park in Ankara
Monument in Ankara
Water fountain
Hisar
View
Kuğulu Park
View of the city from inside the Atakule Tower
View of the city from inside the Atakule Tower
View of the city from inside the Atakule Tower
Armada alisveris merkezi
Rainbow
A.S.T.I.
Ankara
Black swans in Kuğulu Park
White swans in Kuğulu Park
Ducks in Kuğulu Park
Lazy afternoon in the Kuğulu Park
Park Vadi
Park Vadi
Zig zag benches
Waterfall
Lazy Sunday afternoon

More in Ankara...

Ankara Anitkabir - Mausoleum of Ataturk | Ankara Atakule | Ankara Kocatepe Camii



Central Anatolia Region - Ic Anadolu Bolgesi
Big Cities and Provinces in Turkey


Turkish Dictionary
Turkish Chat
Open mini chat
New in Forums
Differences Between British and Turkish pe...
denizli: Not sure if this has been posted before but kind of funny. ... ...
Turkvision 2014 Winner
AzerbayCan61: Turkvision a contest that combines the Turkic population of about 30...
Ethnic groups in Turkey
thehandsom: It does not matter who you are, what you believe, how democratic ...
Ethnic Azerbaijanis Turks map
Abla: He wants to say Turkey is Southern ... So?
Turkish to English translation
harp00n: I hope everything goes well, maybe we will marry, because i al...
Ömrümün Sonbaharında
trip: Yes, I am never quite sure where to start with lines like these. The...
Turkish To English, please??
Calikusu: ...
Test-227
tunci: It should not let [make] it to be forgotten. ...
Grammar notes
tunci: So called subject “So called subjects ” are seen in...
Test-226
tunci: Tecnically correct. But there is problem with degree of import...
T2E
nessah: ...
Learning Turkish Online - private courses
clocktower: Want to learn Turkish Online ? If yes, you can contact me 16 years e...
Random Pictures of Turkey
Add thumbnails like this to your site
Most commented
House and furniture

Turkish lesson by admin
Level: beginner
Gaziantep baklavasi Gaziantep baklavasi

Picture by Gul_pembe
Özledim Seni...
(Missed You...)

Poem by Can Yücel
Alphabet

Turkish lesson by admin
Level: beginner
Useful Turkish Words

Turkish lesson by admin
Level: beginner
Present Simple Tense

Turkish lesson by admin
Level: intermediate
Must, Have to, Need to, Want to

Turkish lesson by admin
Level: intermediate
Unutma ki
(Don't Forget)

Poem by Ümit Yaşar Oğuzcan
Ayşe

Story by erdinc
Places in Turkish

Turkish lesson by admin
Level: beginner