Ankara, Turkey

The perfect 3 days itinerary

Ankara, the capital city of Turkey, is a vibrant city known for its rich history, diverse architecture, and delicious cuisine. The city is home to the magnificent Ataturk Mausoleum, the ancient Roman Temple of Augustus, and the iconic Haci Bayram Mosque. Ankara also boasts a lively arts scene, with numerous galleries and performance venues. Let's dive into the itinerary for your 3-day trip to this fascinating city.

What to do in Ankara?

This 3 days 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: Explore the History and Culture


Start your day with a visit to the Ataturk Mausoleum, a monumental tomb dedicated to Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, the founder of modern Turkey. Spend a few hours exploring the museum and the beautiful grounds. Take a short walk to the nearby Ankara Citadel, a historic fort offering panoramic views of the city.


Head to the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations, home to a vast collection of artifacts from the Paleolithic era to the classical period. Visit the nearby Haci Bayram Mosque, one of the most significant mosques in Ankara.


Stroll around the Kizilay Square, a bustling area filled with shops, restaurants, and cafes. Enjoy a traditional Turkish meal at one of the local eateries.

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Day 2: Discover Ankara's Art and Nature


Visit the CerModern, Ankara's main center for contemporary art. Explore the various exhibitions and installations. Head to the nearby Genclik Park, a beautiful green space with a lake and amusement park.


Explore the trendy Tunali Hilmi Street, known for its chic boutiques, cafes, and restaurants. Visit the Atakule Tower and enjoy panoramic views of the city from its observation deck.


Experience Ankara's vibrant nightlife in the lively Kavaklidere district. Enjoy a live music performance at one of the local bars or clubs.

Day 3: A Day of Leisure and Shopping


Visit the Ankara Zoo, home to a wide variety of animals and a popular destination for families. Take a leisurely walk in the nearby Botanical Garden, a peaceful oasis in the city.


Head to the Armada Shopping Mall for a shopping spree. The mall houses a variety of international and Turkish brands.


End your trip with a visit to the Segmenler Park, a beautiful green space perfect for a relaxing stroll. Enjoy a farewell dinner at a restaurant overlooking the park.

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