Free tour

Historical Ankara Walking Tour

Duration: 6h
Languages: English
Guru: Ahmet
Registered on September 08, 2021

Hi! I am Ahmet, a professional tour guide licensed by the Turkish Ministry of Tourism and Culture and all my tours are being conducted under the regulations of the Ministry. Feel free to contact me for more information.....

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Ankara is located in central Turkey on the Anatolian Peninsula, the Asian side of this continent-spanning nation. The city sits at an altitude of 850 metres (2800 feet) and has existed as a settlement for several thousand years. For many centuries it was an important trading post on the Silk Route connecting Europe with the riches of Asia and Africa. In 1923 the city became the capital of new Republic of Turkey and a tremendous growth spurt began. With around 6 million inhabitants today, it is the second largest city, after Istanbul, in modern Turkey.

The places that we will see and talk you about are:

  • Melike Hatun Mosque (Republican Style)
  • Eynebey Turkish Bath (Ottoman Period - Outside)
  • Historical Sengul Turkish Bath (Ottoman Style)
  • Old Jewish Quarter (Ruined Buidings)
  • The Only Synagogue in Ankara (Outside)
  • Historical Ankara Houses (2011 Excellence Award)
  • Mehmet Akif Ersoy Museum (Writer of Turkish Anthem)
  • Aslanhane Mosque (Seljuk Style-Unesco Temporary List)
  • Ankara Castle (The Highest Point in Ankara)
  • Rahmi Koc Museum (Outside - The first industrial heritage museum in Turkey)
  • Museum of Anatolian Civilizations (Outside - nicknamed as the Princess of Museums in Europe)
  • Roman Theatre (excavations are going on)
  • Spice Bazaar
  • Augustus Temple (Built in the year of 25 BCE)
  • Julianus Column (Built in the year of 362) 
  • Hacı Bayram-ı Veli Mosque (Ottoman Style Mosque and the most holy shrine in Ankara)
  • Treasury Museum
  • Financial Independence Museum (Outside)
  • Victory Monument (The biggest Atatürk Statue in Ankara)
  • First Turkish National Assembly (Outside)
  • Second Turkish National Assembly (Outside)
  • Ankara Palace (outside)
  • Historical and New Ankara Train Stations
  • Steering Building (Atatürk's Headquarters in the Independence War)
  • Atatürk's Wagon
  • Atatürk's Mausoleum

I invite you to discover Turkiye on her heart and to learn her beats with a unique tour which you will not be able to find anywhere else. You will have the chance to learn all the things you wonder about this city with a local licensed tour guide. 

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  • Meeting point:
    Anafartalar, Atatürk Blv No:19, 06050...
    Anafartalar, Atatürk Blv No:19, 06050 Altındağ/Ankara, Turkey
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    I will be in front of the Melike Hatun Mosque in Ulus with a black umbrella.

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Haakon 25 Oct 2022
Green Bay

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Travelled in group - Oct 2022
Ahmet is truly an expert of Ankara and does a magnificent job showing you everything you wanted to see, maybe considered passing up, and frankly did not know existed. Expect to learn and walk ALOT on your tour. I have travelled all over the world and I can honestly say this was one of, if not the best tours I have ever been on. By the end of the day I was happy to call Ahmet my friend. Because of this tour I am certain I will return to Ankara. It now has a place in my heart that I never expected.
Jonah 23 Dec 2021
New York

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Travelled alone - Dec 2021
Ahmet is a friendly guide who knows all the most interesting sites, the best spots for photos and the best routes to get there. He took us to cafes, restaurants and sites we never would have gone to on our own. He speaks good English and customized the tour according to our desires. Highly recommend!
Theodor 16 Dec 2021

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Travelled in couple - Dec 2021
Ahmet is a great guy! He is really open to any questions and really interested in what you want to see. I highly recommend this tour!
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Who is this tour for?

Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Not suitable for pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 4 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Only cash payment is accepted.
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