Things to do in Ankara

Ankara is the capital city of Turkey. Although Istanbul is the more popular city in terms of economics, culture, and history, Ankara is the place where the Grand National Assembly of Turkey was established. The Ottoman Empire has just fallen then and they needed to choose a headquarters for the Turkish National Movement in the 1920s. Today, Ankara still offers the same feel and excitement like that of an Amsterdam holiday or Amsterdam city trip.

What can you do while you are in Ankara?

  • Altinkoy Open Air Museum


Your first stop when you go to Ankara is the Altinkoy Open Air Museum. It is a field where you can have a feel of what it was like to live in ancient Turkey. You will see how Turkish people inhabited the land around one hundred years ago. It is an open field museum, meaning, all people from different levels of society and age groups will have the time of their lives in Altinkoy Open Air Museum.

Some of the activities that you can do while you are in the museum would be to buy souvenir items, experience cooking in the outdoors through the unique cooking areas established years ago. You can take pictures of the mosques and the houses that were long been built in the area.

  • Air Force Museum


If you love the outdoors, particularly, the experience above the air as you fly from one area to another, then you will definitely enjoy going to the Air Force Museum. This tourist spot was made particularly for those who want to get a grasp of the air force of Turkey that existed before, during, and after the war had broken out. Here, you will see numerous pictures and documents of the different airplanes and the people that flew them.

You will also see actual aircraft utilized in the yesteryears. You can also go to the Parachute Tower, the building that was created in the 1930s.

Make sure to book a reservation for one of the packages offered by Turkije Plaza. You can visit one or all of the museums indicated above.