The heart of the Turkish Republic, Ankara, is the second largest city of Turkey after Istanbul. The city lies on the border where east between west. The European and Middle Eastern cultures merged and coloured the city's architecture, food, wine, nightlife, fashion and arts. Drop the anchor in Ankara, as its name suggests, cross the border between tradition and modernity.
||Turkish Lira (TRY) 1 = 100 kuruş
Fire Brigade: 110
||Foreign newspapers and magazines are available. In addition, Turkish daily newspapers and Today’s Zaman are published in English.
||Shops are normally open Mon–Sat 9am–7/8pm, some are closed over lunch. Larger shops and malls often stay open until later. On Sundays and public holidays, shops are normally closed. Banks are generally open 8.30am–12.30pm and 1.30pm–5.30pm and closed on Saturdays and Sundays.
||Ankara Tourist Information
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