Explore the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations and other ancient attractions during this private sightseeing tour in Ankara. Discover remains from the Stone and Neolithic ages and learn about the Hittites, Phygians and Uratians as you venture into the past with your expert guide. Plus, this tour uncovers the history of the Citadel of Ankara and Ataturk Mausoleum.
Meet your guide at your centrally located hotel in Ankara for your private sightseeing tour. Hop aboard your private vehicle and cruise to the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations. With your local guide, explore the museum's exhibits which pay close attention to Anatolia’s past rulers. See the Catal Huyuk site which reveals one of the first communities of humankind. Then, see an intriguing display of ancient tablets that have been translated to remind us how similar we were to our ancestors a millenia ago. Continue to the Citadel Ankara, a monument that’s recognized as the symbol of Ankara and is a perfect spot for fantastic views. Hear why this monument is believed to have been erected by Phrygians or Hittites making it the oldest monument in Ankara. Then, glimpse over the city and learn how this area was not only settled over 4,000 years ago but that lifestyles have been nearly the same since the 15th century.
Next, head to Ataturk Mausoleum and see the grave of Ataturk, the creator of the Turkish Republic. Learn about this great leader and courageous soldier who revolutionized Turkey. Stroll through the Mausoleum, constructed in 1953, and observe statues, reliefs and embellishments conceived by Turkey’s art community. Finally, enjoy the option to visit the Old Copper Market (closed on Sunday).
The rate is 100 Euros per person (minimum 2 persons on the tour). For the 1-person supplement rate, please email for information. The rate includes pick-up and drop off at your area hotel. A professionally-licensed, English-speaking guide, entrance fees, modern vehicle with air-conditioning and driver, lunch and all taxes.
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