The next time you plan on visiting Turkey’s capital make sure to consider our Ankara car hire services in order to reach your destinations faster. As opposed to most countries in the world, Ankara isn’t actually Turkey’s largest city but its population is over 3.5 million individuals and it is the administrative center of the country while also being a huge university town.
If you fly into the city you will be landing at Ankara Airport which is located twenty-eight kilometers northeast of the city and connected to it via airport buses but by far your best choice would be to employ our Ankara car rental services and have a car of your choice ready for you at the airport as soon as you touch down.
Once you get into the city you may or may not notice that due to the city being the administrative center of the country and a university town, a lot of the inhabitants are civil servants, academics or students so you may not have a lot of trouble communicating in English especially with the younger Turks if needs be.
Some of the landmarks that Ankara has to offer are the Anitkabir and the Atakule Tower. The first one is the mausoleum dedicated to Mustafa Kemal Ataturk – the founder of the modern Republic of Turkey, while the tower is the highest structure in the city.
The city has a large number of museums which can satisfy any type of enthusiast’s demands. There’s the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations which displays artifacts from the civilizations which inhabited Asia Minor and Anatolia the oldest of which dating back to the Paleolithic. This is without a doubt one of the best museums in the country and should not be missed by any visitor to the city. Then there’s the State Art and Sculpture Museum as well as the recently-opened Cer Modern which display exhibitions and host many types of art galleries.
There are quite a few archaeological remains around the city as well such as the Temple of Augustus and the Roman Theatre and Bath.
These are of course only a few of the sights that Ankara has to offer its visitors, you can see more of them when you benefit from the flexibility of having your own car thanks to our Ankara car hire services.