ANKARA DAILY TOURS

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ANKARA SIGHTSEEING TOUR (CODE DAN161)

Half day tour

 20

US$

Departure at 10.00 A.M. or 2.00 P.M. everyday. Visit the world-wide famous Anatolian Civilizations Museum, Citadel of Ankara and the Mausoleum of M. Kemal Ataturk, the burial place of the national hero who founded modern Turkish Republic. The tour will end with a panoramic view of Ankara from the top of the Tower of Atakule.

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FULL DAY HATTUSAS TOUR (CODE DAN162)

Full day tour (Lunch Inc.)

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40

US$

Departure in the morning and arrival in Hattusas which was the capital city of Hittites from 1750 BC to 1180 BC. Before visiting the main capital, proceed to Yazilikaya to see the open sanctuary as the sunlight comes directly on the bas-reliefs. After lunch visit the Lion's Gate, Tunnel, King's Gate, Citadel and Grand Temple. Return to Ankara.

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FULL DAY GORDION TOUR (CODE DAN163)

Full day tour (Lunch Inc.)

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35

US$

Departure in the morning for the Phrygian capital Gordion,visit the Tumulus of King Midas and the ruins of the city. Established near a small Village having a population of 500 known as Yassihoyuk in 1963. Today there is a chronological exhibition in Gordian Museum and every period is represented with characteristic examples. In three exhibition windows there are works of Antique Bronze Age and these are followed by the works of Previous Phrygia Period which was ended with the King Midas. The works that are exhibited include; handmade pots and pans belonging to the previous Steel Age, steel equipments belonging to the Previous Phyrigia Period, and equipments of textile production. In the new exhibition gallery, a typical structure of ruined layers dated 700 B.C. within a panoramic window.Greek ceramics imported in the ages 6 B.C.-4 A.C. and materials belonging to the Hellenistic Age and Roman periods are exhibited in the other parts of the new gallery. The visitors shall be able to see the examples of seals and coins that were found in Gordian in the last section. Lunch on the way, continue to Ankara.

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FULL DAY CAPPADOCIA TOUR (CODE DAN164)

Full day tour (Lunch Inc.)

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65 

US$

Departure early in the morning , drive to Cappadocia along the picturesque Salt Lake, visit the underground city and the natural citadel of Uchisar. Afternoon visits to Goreme Valley and Open-air Museum with its rock churches painted with colorful frescoes. One of the oldest settlements of the region is Goreme. The Christians who were under attack by the Arabic Muslim conquerors occupied this small town. Some of the earliest churches in this area date back to the 7th century A.D. Goreme was an important settlement even before the Christian era. The chimney-like, rock formations that spread throughout Cappadocia's rugged landscape are as fantastic as man's accomplishments within its stone. Visit the Byzantine churches of Goreme carved into the cliffs and caves with colorful frescoes dating to the 7th century, including Yilanli (Snake) Church, Elmali (Apple) Church, Tokali (Buckle) Church among many others. Originally, there was a church for every day of the year. Late return to Ankara.