Ankara, Turkey
The perfect 1 day itinerary

Ankara, the capital city of Turkey, is a vibrant city known for its historic sites, including the Roman Temple of Augustus, the Haci Bayram Mosque, and the ancient Roman Temple of Augustus. The city is also home to the magnificent Ataturk Mausoleum and the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations. Ankara is a city that beautifully blends the old with the new, offering a unique cultural experience.

What to do in Ankara?

This 1 day itinerary is the perfect guide to the best things to see in Ankara. It includes day-by-day activities, travel tips, and the top places to visit.

Day 1: A Day of History and Culture


Start your day with a visit to the Ataturk Mausoleum, a monument dedicated to the founder of the Turkish Republic, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk. Take a guided tour to learn about the history of Turkey and Ataturk's role in shaping the modern nation.


Head to the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations, which houses a vast collection of artifacts from the Paleolithic era to the classical period. After the museum, visit the Haci Bayram Mosque, one of the most significant mosques in Ankara.


Stroll around the historic Ulus district, where you can explore local markets and try traditional Turkish cuisine. End your day with a visit to the ancient Roman Temple of Augustus, which is beautifully lit up at night.

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