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Ankara, whose name derives from the term "Angora" which is the ancient word used to describe the famous wool produced there, is the capital of Turkey since 1923 and in that role is the seat of government, ministries, embassies and international organizations. Although accounts a population of about 4.4 million inhabitants is the second largest city of Turkey for the number of people behind Istanbul. Ankara is also the capital of the province made in its flies by as many as 16 districts. Ankara is located in one of the driest places of Turkey. In fact it is surrounded by steppes and semi-arid lands that make use of the lotus the purpose of growing a lot complicated. To make matters worse there is also added the typical continental climate that provides cold, snowy winters and hot, dry summers.
The history and the monuments of Ankara
Thanks to its long history Ankara is a city that can offer many attractions for tourists especially historical – archaeological attractions. Once in the city, one can visit the amazing "Museum of Anatolian Civilizations" which is home to miles of the most interesting findings from numerous archaeological excavations in the country. There are even artifacts from the Paleolithic demonstrating how Turkey was a land inhabited since the dawn of the first civilizations. Next to this museum you can visit the ancient "Citadel Hisar", reached by going up the hill adjacent, and admire the ancient perimeter walls dating back to the seventh century AD The Ankara Citadel (Hisar) - overlooking the narrow streets of the old city located in the lower area of the city - has resisted well to its long history and is now home to a small neighborhood consisting of fine Ottoman buildings in wood, painted blue. It is a very charming neighborhood that allows you to see a beautiful view of the city. The citadel is defended by two walls (VII and VIII sec.), Built largely with stones from the ancient city. The door of Hisar, a massive tower with a clock, allows you to go inside the walls of the lower 1500 m long with 14 bastions. Considered by many as one of the most important museums of Turkey, the Anatolian Civilisations Museum takes you on a journey to discover the various civilizations that have occurred over the centuries in this area. The chronological presented the museum's collections began in the Paleolithic era, and you can admire bronzes created 2700 years ago, frescoes of the'Neolithic, Hittite sculptures and bas-reliefs, Roman tombs, etc.., All perfectly preserved. Another attraction is the monumental Mausoleum of Ataturk, the Anit Kabir. Other sights include the Roman Baths of the third century, the Column of Julian, the Temple of Augustus. True to its traditions, Ankara has many mosques. The most revered is the Haci Bayram Camii, near the Temple of Augustus. Those who land in the Turkish city may, through the branches of RentalUp.eu, at low cost prices take a rental car at the airport of Ankara Esenboga, saving time and money by being able to book conveniently online from home.
Events and shopping in Ankara
Ankara is one of the most important art centers of the country. Ankara has many theaters, where you can find some shows. Taking place every year the Film Festival, the International Festival of Animated Film, the International Festival of Art and Music Sevdat Cenap and the Art Biennale Asia and Europe.
The tourist visiting the city is generally attracted by the old shops located in Cikrikcilar Yokusu to Ulus. One of the most popular and interesting is Bakircilar Carsisi (market sellers of copper), where you will see copper objects old and new. There are also vendors of silver jewelry, carpet sellers, distinctive clothing and embroidery on fabric. Going back towards the citadel sellers of spices and dried fruit ostenteranno the richness of their stalls.
Atakule the tower in Cankaya, from a height of 125 meters you can admire the most beautiful panaroma of Ankara, and eat in the beautiful revolving restaurant. Thanks to RentalUp you can treat yourself to an unforgettable stay in the Turkish capital. The Rental Car Deals in Ankara allow anyone to take your exploration of the city in peace and without being bound by time and availability of public transport. Surely the best way to create an unforgettable journey to discover a city with centuries of history.