Archive for the 'Ankara' Category


Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

  ANKARA (Altitude: 890 m) Ankara, the capital of the country, is not merely a city given over to administrative affairs, but is also an important cultural and artistic center. The city is perfect for shoppers and museums, too. Crisscrossed by numerous civilizations, the thermal centers have been known and used for centuries. The climate in Ankara […]

Hattusas and Yazilikaya

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

There is Yazılıkaya at 1 km east of Bogazkale which is 30 km far from Yozgat. When you go up to 2 km. east of Bogazkale there appears before you the famous Hatuşas. Remains. Name of Hatuşaş is know to come from “Hattis” lived in Anatolia long before Hittites. Likewise, it is thought that Hittites […]

Museums in Turkey

Monday, January 28th, 2013

Turkey, which honors the many civilizations, has a value of museums and ruins. Do not forget that the Hittites, movement, Urartians in Anatolia and lived the principles and applications made under the Hellenistic civilization western Anatolia. Turkey is the country where the Byzantines, the legacy of this culture. Finally, Turkey, the rule about the millennium […]

Salt Lake

Saturday, January 26th, 2013

Is located in the middle of Central Anatolia and is the second largest lake of  Turkey after VAN Lake. And it is at the category of tectonic lakes. It joins with borders of Konya-Aksaray Ankara; Highway No. E-5 passes near North East and East coasts the Lake. The lake which expands towards South becomes narrow […]


Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

Although there are so much information about the foundation of Ankara the capital city of Turkey, archeological excavations have shown that there had been a prehistorical settlement on Ulus and Kale districts. The city had been called as Ankira, Kankira, Engüru, Angora, Angara for ages. Then it has finally taken its recent name ‘Ankara’. During […]