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Cheap flights to Ankara Turkey

Taste the sea in Turkey’s heartland
Flights to Ankara from
  • 94 GBP per person
  • Flights from London starting at 150 GBP
  • Flights from Birmingham starting at 220 GBP
  • Flights from Manchester starting at 230 GBP

About Ankara

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Behind crenulated stone ramparts, a maze of narrow streets wind around the hillside. A potter sits at the doorway of his small workshop, his terracotta creations balanced precariously outside. If you walk down these streets from the castle, you will find an artisan world where traditional skills survive and smoky spices linger in the air. This is Ankara Citadel, a contrast to the rest of the capital, where swish tower blocks and grand embassies dominate.

Ankara holds the record for the largest ever döner kebab. It weighed over a tonne and had to be hung from a crane.

Downtown at Kizilay Square, youngsters relax by the fountains, showing off their latest purchases from the palatial malls nearby. If you long for traditional culture, slip away into one of the hammams, where you can be soaked, scrubbed and pummelled in ornate marble surroundings. Afterwards, indulge in some of Turkey’s best seafood – a delicious surprise in a landlocked capital.

Ankara used to be called Angora – the famous rabbits’ wool originated here.

How’s the weather in Ankara in August?

  • Temperature 16-31 °C
  • Dry days 28-
  • Average rainfall 7 mm
  • Snow days 0

Demographics

  • Population 4.3M
  • Local time :
  • Currency Turkish Lira

What does Ankara cost?

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Restaurants

  • Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant: 3.75 GBP

Markets

  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle): 1.45 GBP

Transportation

  • One-way Ticket (Local Transport): .59 GBP
  • Taxi Start (Normal Tariff): .78 GBP

Sports And Leisure

  • Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult: 29.64 GBP
  • Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend): 7.58 GBP
  • Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat: 3.75 GBP

Clothing And Shoes

  • 1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar): 34.38 GBP
  • 1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...): 21.18 GBP
  • 1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes: 45.72 GBP
  • 1 Pair of Men's Leather Business Shoes: 45.39 GBP

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