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Ankara excursions , Ankara

Wednesday, January 28th, 2009

Ankara excursions , Ankara

Half Day Bout of Ankara City-limits

(Daily departures except Mondays - on clandestine basis) (more…)

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Ankara Transportation

Wednesday, January 28th, 2009

Ankara Transportation

Esenboga International Airport, amid in the north-east of the city, is the capital airport of Ankara.

Ankara Intercity Bus Terminal (Turkish: Ankara sehirlerarasi Terminal isletmesi, AsTi) is an important allotment of the bus arrangement which covers every neighbourhood in the city. (more…)

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Ankara 19 Mayis Stadium

Wednesday, January 28th, 2009

Ankara 19 Mayis Stadium

Ankara 19 Mayis Amphitheater (Turkish: Ankara 19 Mayis Stadyumu) is the home arena for Ankara’s football clubs: Gen├žlerbirligi and battling Ankarag├╝c├╝. It was congenital in 1935 and is allotment of the 19 Mayis Sports Complex, which is amid in the Ulus neighabourhood. The amphitheater has a accommodation of 21,250 (all-seater).. Ankaraspor acclimated this amphitheater until they confused to their new one Yenikent.

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Galata: istanbulÔÇÖs Italian connection

Wednesday, January 28th, 2009

Galata: istanbulÔÇÖs Italian connection
Galata Tower
I wonder just how many residents of trendy, up-and-coming Galata are aware of the unusual origins of their picturesque ?stanbul neighborhood.

For unlike Constantinople, which was first Byzantine Orthodox and then Ottoman Muslim, Galata began life in 1261 as a virtually independent Genoese city-state — making it both Catholic and Italian. Walled from the start, it was a self-contained town quite separate from its much bigger neighbor across the curving deep-water inlet of the Golden Horn. The Ottomans, who famously captured Constantinople in 1453, destroyed most of Galata’s defenses and it became a suburb of the city rather than a separate entity. (more…)

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Synod of Ancyra

Monday, January 26th, 2009

Synod of Ancyra

The Assemblage of Ancyra was an ecclesiastical council, or synod, convened in Ancyra (modern day Ankara , the basic of Turkey), the bench of the Roman administering for the arena of Galatia, in 314. The division was anon afterwards Easter; the year may be cautiously deduced from the actuality that the aboriginal nine canons are advised to adjustment calamity wreaked in the abbey by persecution, which accomplished afterwards the abolish of Maximinus in 313.

The tenth assize tolerates the marriages of deacons who antecedent to allotment had aloof the appropriate to yield a wife. (more…)

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Sinan samil Sam

Monday, January 26th, 2009

Sinan samil Sam

Sinan samil Sam (born June 23, 1974 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany) is a Turkish ample able boxer. Whilst his able career, Sam had accomplished the EBU and WBC belts several times.

Able career

Height: 194 cm. Nicknamed the “Bull from Bosphorus”, Sam angry pro in 2000 afterwards a acclaimed abecedarian career. (more…)

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Çubuk II Dam , Ankara

Monday, January 26th, 2009

Çubuk II Dam , Ankara

It was complete amid 1961 and 1964 and amid at the 5 km south of Cubuk County. Its best baptize aggregate is 22.000.000 cubic meter.

The dam is supplied by Mendek, Kisla, Hacikadin, Bagircan, Cayir and Kirkpinar Streams. It supplied 12.773.600 cubic beat bubbler water, 1.557.500 cubic baptize for dehydration and 1.393.100 cubic beat for irrigation of the city-limits (for 2004). (more…)

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Altinpark , Ankara

Monday, January 26th, 2009

Altinpark , Ankara

Contact Information

Address: On the way of Esenboga Airport, at irfan Basbug Avenue

Information: Altinpark is a esplanade which is amid in Altindag, Ankara with its almost of 640.000m2 breadth endemic by the Ankara Metropolitan Municipality. (more…)

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Akk├Âpr├╝ , ankara

Monday, January 26th, 2009

Akk├Âpr├╝ , ankara

Akk├Âpr├╝ (Turkish: ak k├Âpr├╝, “white bridge”) is a actual arch in Yenimahalle commune of Ankara , Turkey, crosses the Ankara River in foreground of Varlik neighbourhood. It is the oldest arch in Ankara and still in acceptable condition. The neighbourhood about the arch was aswell called ‘Akk├Âpr├╝’. The breadth is home to the abundant Atat├╝rk Cultural Centre and Ankamall arcade centre, the better capital in Ankara. (more…)

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Akyurt , Ankara

Monday, January 26th, 2009

Akyurt , Ankara

Akyurt, aforetime Ravli, is an burghal commune of Ankara Province in the Central Anatolia arena of Turkey, allotment of the city-limits of Ankara. According to 2000 census, citizenry of the commune is 18,907 of which 8,069 reside in the burghal centermost of Akyurt. The commune covers an breadth of 212 km2 (82 sq mi) km┬▓, and the boilerplate acclivity is 960 m (3,150 ft). (more…)

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Bah├želievler , Ankara

Monday, January 26th, 2009

Bah├želievler , Ankara

Bah├želievler is a adjacency in ├çankaya District of Ankara , Turkey. The name agency ‘houses with gardens’ in Turkish language.

The adjacency was accepted in the 1970s as a battlefield for the appropriate and larboard addition political factions. In particular, it is the abode of the Bah├želievler Massacre of October 8, 1978, if 7 students, associates of the Turkish Workers’ Party were dead by neo-fascists, see “Multi-party aeon of the Republic of Turkey”.

Places in Bah├želievler, Ankara (more…)

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Çamlidere Dam , Ankara

Monday, January 26th, 2009

Çamlidere Dam , Ankara

It was complete on Bayindir beck in Ankara , amid 1976 and 1984 for the purpose of accouterment drinking, cooler and automated water.

The physique aggregate of the dam which is apple physique bushing blazon is 2,487.000 cubic beat and 101, 70 beat top from the beck bed. The basin aggregate is 1,226.000 hm3 at the approved baptize level; the basin breadth is 32,000 aboveboard kilometers at the approved baptize level. It provides 150 hm3 bubbler and cooler baptize per year. (more…)

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Kazan , Ankara

Monday, January 26th, 2009

Kazan , Ankara

Kazan is a boondocks and commune of Ankara Province in the Central Anatolia arena of Turkey, continuing on the apparent of Akinci to the arctic west of the city-limits of Ankara. According to 2000 census, citizenry of the commune is 29,692 of which 15,871 reside in the boondocks of Kazan. The commune covers an breadth of 408 km2 (158 sq mi), and the boilerplate acclivity is 890 m (2,920 ft). (more…)

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Evren , Ankara

Monday, January 26th, 2009

Evren , Ankara

Evren, aforetime ├çikinagil, is a boondocks and commune of Ankara Province in the Central Anatolia arena of Turkey, 178 km from the city-limits of Ankara. According to 2000 census, citizenry of the commune is 6,167 of which 4,363 reside in the boondocks of Evren. The commune covers an breadth of 218 km┬▓. (more…)

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Elmadag , Ankara

Monday, January 26th, 2009

Elmadag , Ankara

Elmadag is a boondocks and commune of Ankara Province in the Central Anatolia arena of Turkey. According to 2000 census, citizenry of the commune is 43,374 of which 22,518 reside in the boondocks of Elmadag. The commune covers an breadth of 568 km2 (219 sq mi), and the boilerplate acclivity is 1,135 m (3,724 ft), with the accomplished point getting Mt. idris at 1,995 m (6,545 ft). (more…)

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G├╝d├╝l Ankara

Monday, January 26th, 2009

G├╝d├╝l Ankara

G├╝d├╝l is a quiet rural boondocks and commune of Ankara Province in the Axial Anatolia arena of Turkey, 90 km north-west of the city-limits of Ankara , off the motorway to Istanbul. The commune covers an breadth of 419 km┬▓, and the boilerplate acclivity is 720 m. According to 2000 census, citizenry of the commune is 20,938 of which 5,806 reside in the boondocks of G├╝d├╝l with the majority in the surrounding countryside.

G├╝d├╝l is a aerial commune with a dry altitude featuring algid winters (down to -20 ┬░C), hot summers (up to 35 ┬░C) and a little rain in bounce and autumn. There is some agronomics and the crops cover hot peppers and banty peas, which are broiled and awash as leblebi. (more…)

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Kalecik , Ankara

Monday, January 26th, 2009

Kalecik, Ankara

Kalecik is a boondocks and commune of Ankara Province in the Central Anatolia arena of Turkey. According to 2000 census, citizenry of the commune is 24,738 of which 11,965 reside in the boondocks of Kalecik. The commune covers an breadth of 1,340 km2 (517 sq mi), and the boilerplate acclivity is 725 m (2,379 ft).

Kalecik stands on a apparent with the eastern abuttals formed by the River Kizilirmak while there are mountains to the south and the west. This agronomical commune is accepted for its wine; added aloft crops cover amoroso beet and grains. (more…)

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Harikalar Diyari , Ankara

Monday, January 26th, 2009

Harikalar Diyari , Ankara

Contact Info

Address: Yunus Emre Mah. Ayas yolu Cad. 12. Km. No: 300 Sincan / ANKARA

Information: Harikalar Diyari is a part of the better burghal parks in Europe with its amid breadth of 1,320,000 m2.

Inside the park, there are go-cart, skate park, mini golf course, tennis courts and (more…)

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Hacettepe Spor Kul├╝b├╝ ANKARA

Monday, January 26th, 2009

Hacettepe Spor Kul├╝b├╝ ANKARA

Hacettepe is a Turkish football club amid in Ankara , Turkey. Afterwards the 2006/2007 season, the club was answer from TFF 1. Alliance to the Turkish Super League, The Club was managed by Gen├žlerbirligi lath and called Gen├žlerbirligi Oftas but if they answer to the Super League, added teams of TFF 1. League, affected to abolish the championship. (more…)

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The Ottoman pleasures of Safranbolu

Friday, January 23rd, 2009

The Ottoman pleasures of Safranbolu
Picture the following scene. A beautiful town with cobbled streets set amid the hills and full of lovely old Ottoman houses built of wood and covered with pantiled roofs. Next, imagine that this same town still nurtures a lively bazaar where saddle-makers and copper-beaters ply their trades.

Then consider that it has its own distinctive cuisine, including a particularly tasty form of kebab. The icing on the cake is that the town can be used as a base for exploring several lesser known villages and monuments in the vicinity. It is, of course, Safranbolu, the “saffron town” that has won a UNESCO world heritage site listing for the quality of its intact Ottoman townscape.
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Saklikent: AntalyaÔÇÖs ÔÇśHidden CityÔÇÖ ski resort

Friday, January 23rd, 2009

Saklikent: AntalyaÔÇÖs ÔÇśHidden CityÔÇÖ ski resort
Saklikent
Touching down on the runway at Antalya airport a few days before Christmas, I began to feel a little concerned for my fellow passengers.

Seeking a week or so of Mediterranean sun as a welcome respite from the cold, dark and dank days of a British winter, some of them were peering rather anxiously out of the aircraft windows — at a rain-soaked runway, ominously gray skies and wind-whipped palms. (more…)

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The land of diamonds and timber, The Central African republic

Friday, January 23rd, 2009

The land of diamonds and timber, The Central African republic
A street in Bangui
This time our destination is the Central African Republic. Because it requires a flight connection in Paris to Cameroon to get there, it takes a long time to arrive in this country. This is a vast land located in the very center of the African continent.
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City Tours in Ankara , Turkey

Friday, January 23rd, 2009

City Tours in Ankara , Turkey

Here are some sample Ankara city-limits tours, excursions and airport transfers from TTP’s recommended bout companies and biking agencies.

(The absolute programs of anniversary bout aggregation will vary, but these samples accord you an abstraction of what you may see.)

Airport-to-Hotel Alteration (30 - 45 minutes) (more…)

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Anitkabir, Atat├╝rk’s Mausoleum (Catacomb) , Ankara

Friday, January 23rd, 2009

Anitkabir, Atat├╝rk’s Mausoleum (Catacomb) , Ankara

The Anitkabir (Monumental Tomb), consummate a arresting acropolis in the centermost of Ankara about two km west of Kizilay forth Gazi Mustafa Kemal Bulvari, is the Catacomb of Kemal Atat├╝rk, architect and aboriginal admiral of the Turkish Republic. It’s able-bodied account a visit.

You access the tomb circuitous amid two aboveboard kiosks and several august statues. The kiosk on the appropriate shelters a archetypal of the Anitkabir circuitous and photos taken during its construction.

Continue forth a awe-inspiring access lined with neo-Hittite rock bobcat statues to ability the capital courtyard. (more…)

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Museum of Gordion , Ankara

Sunday, January 18th, 2009

Museum of Gordion , Ankara

Contact and Transportation Info

Address: Yassih├Ây├╝k K├Ây├╝ Polatli

Telephone: (0090) 312 638 21 88

Visit Time: Every Day Except Monday

Summer: 08.30-17.30 (Every day) - Winter: 08.30-17. (more…)

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Museum of Cankaya , Ankara

Sunday, January 18th, 2009

Museum of Cankaya , Ankara

Contact and Transportation Info

Address: Cumhurbaskanligi K├Âsk├╝ Bah├žesi ├çankaya/Ankara (more…)

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G├Âlbasi, Ankara

Friday, January 16th, 2009

G├Âlbasi, Ankara

G├Âlbasi is a boondocks and commune of Ankara Province in the Central Anatolia arena of Turkey, 20 km (12 mi) south of the city-limits of Ankara. According to 2000 census, citizenry of the commune is 62,602 of which 35,308 reside in the boondocks of G├Âlbasi. The commune covers an breadth of 738 km2 (285 sq mi), and the boilerplate acclivity is 970 m (3,182 ft). The commune includes the Mogan and Eymir lakes. (more…)

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Beypazari , Ankara

Friday, January 16th, 2009

Beypazari , Ankara

It is a canton in the Central Anatolia, Ankara and amid at the 100 km west of Ankara.

Beypazari which is one of the administrator cavalryman centers accepting a abundant accent in the apple administration and the aggressive arrangement of the Ottoman Empire has been alleged as Beg Pazari due to the cavalryman in the commune and the commercial, economical concentration. (more…)

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Ethnography Museum (Building) , Ankara

Friday, January 16th, 2009

Ethnography Museum (Building) , Ankara

Contact and Transportation Information

Address: Talatpasa Boulevard Opera / Ankara

Telephone: (0090) 312 311 95 56 (more…)

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Angora goat

Friday, January 16th, 2009

Angora goat

The Angora dupe (Turkish: Ankara ke├žisi) is a dupe from the Angora arena in Anatolia, abreast abreast Ankara , Turkey.

This brand is aboriginal mentioned in the time of Moses, almost 1500 B.C. The aboriginal Angora goats were brought to Europe by Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, about 1554, but, like after imports, were not actual successful.

The bleed taken from an Angora dupe is alleged mohair. A individual dupe produces amid 5 and eight kilograms of hair per year. Angoras are bald alert a year, clashing sheep which are bald alone once. (more…)

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Gen├žlik park (Esplanade) , Ankara

Friday, January 16th, 2009

Gen├žlik park (Esplanade) , Ankara

Contact Information

Address: Ulus

Information: Founded on 28 acreage of breadth and has an acreage endemic by Ministry of Culture and Tourism, (more…)

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Akinci Air Base ankara

Friday, January 16th, 2009

Akinci Air Base

Akinci Air Base (ICAO: LTAE) (Turkish: Akinci Hava ├ťss├╝, aforetime M├╝rted Hava ├ťss├╝) is an airbase of the Turkish Air Force amid northwest of Ankara , Turkey. (more…)

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Ankara Opera House

Friday, January 16th, 2009

Ankara Opera House

Ankara Opera Abode (Turkish: Opera Sahnesi) of the Turkish State Opera and Ballet is the better of the three venues for opera and ballet in Ankara , Turkey, the added two getting Leyla Gencer Sahnesi in Ostim and Operet Sahnesi in Sihhiye.

The architecture was originally advised by the Turkish artist sevki Balmumcu as an exhibition center, who came aboriginal in an all-embracing antagonism for the activity in 1933. It was after adapted into an opera abode by the German artist Paul Bonatz, and started confined this action on April 2, 1948. (more…)

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Etimesgut Ankara

Friday, January 16th, 2009

Etimesgut or Etimesut, aforetime Ahimesut, is a city-limits commune of Ankara Province in the Central Anatolia arena of Turkey, mainly consisting of ample accessible accommodation projects, 25 km (16 mi) from Ankara city-limits centre. According to 2000 census, citizenry of the commune is 171,293 of which 169,615 reside in the burghal centermost of Etimesgut. The commune covers an breadth of 49 km2 (19 sq mi), and the boilerplate acclivity is 807 m (2,648 ft). (more…)

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High-speed rail (abuse) in Turkey

Friday, January 16th, 2009

High-speed rail (abuse) in Turkey

The Turkish State Railways started architecture accelerated abuse curve in 2003. The aboriginal line, which has a breadth of 533 km from Istanbul (Turkey’s better metropolis) via Eskisehir to Ankara (the capital) is beneath architecture and will abate the travelling time from 6ÔÇô7 hours to 3 hours 10 minutes. The aboriginal appearance of this project, the Ankara - Eskisehir band which has a breadth of 245 km and some 1h 05m of projected biking time. Trials began on April 23, 2007 but acquirement earning account has yet to commence. The blow of the project, the Eskisehir - istanbul line, is appointed to be completed by 2009; including the Marmaray adit (Bosporus undersea railway tunnel) which will authorize the aboriginal anytime railway affiliation amid Europe and Anatolia, and eventually Asia. (more…)

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Haymana, Ankara

Friday, January 16th, 2009

Haymana is a boondocks and commune of Ankara Province in the Central Anatolia arena of Turkey, 72 km south of the capital, Ankara. According to 2000 census, citizenry of the commune is 54,087 of which 11,313 reside in the boondocks of Haymana. The commune covers an breadth of 2,976 km┬▓, and the boilerplate acclivity is 1259 m.

Etymology

Haymana is called afterwards Hayme Ana the mother of Osman I the architect of the Ottoman Empire. (more…)

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Altindag, Ankara

Friday, January 16th, 2009

Altindag, Ankara

Altindag is a city-limits commune of Ankara Province in the Central Anatolia arena of Turkey, allotment of the city-limits of Ankara. According to 2000 census, citizenry of the commune is 407,101 of which 400,023 reside in the burghal centermost of Altindag. The commune covers an breadth of 175 km2 (68 sq mi), and the boilerplate acclivity is 850 m (2,789 ft). (more…)

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Gen├žlerbirligi Spor Kul├╝b├╝

Friday, January 16th, 2009

Gen├žlerbirligi Spor Kul├╝b├╝

Gen├žlerbirligi Spor Kul├╝b├╝ is a Turkish football club from the capital, Ankara , arena in the Turkcell S├╝per Lig. The name translates actually as “Youth Union”.

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Anitkabir

Friday, January 16th, 2009

Anitkabir

Anitkabir (literally, “memorial tomb”) is the catacomb of Mustafa Kemal Atat├╝rk, the baton of Turkish War of Ability and the architect and aboriginal admiral of the Republic of Turkey. It is amid in Ankara and was advised by architects Professor Emin Onat and Assistant Professor Orhan Arda, who won the antagonism captivated by the Turkish Government in 1941 for a “monumental mausoleum” for Atat├╝rk out of a absolute of 49 all-embracing proposals. (more…)

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Ankara Metro

Wednesday, January 14th, 2009

Ankara Metro

The Ankara Busline (Turkish: Ankara Metrosu) is the accelerated alteration arrangement confined Ankara , the basic of Turkey. At present, Ankara’s accelerated alteration arrangement consists of two busline lines, which are alleged Ankaray and Ankara Metro, and a burghal abuse system. Three added busline curve are currently beneath architecture and several added curve are planned for the next appearance of expansion.

Ankaray

The Ankaray, termed a “Light Metro” system, was the aboriginal appearance of the avant-garde accelerated alteration arrangement of the city. The Ankaray was complete by a bunch headed by Siemens during a aeon of four years (1992-1996). The band runs amid AsTi (Ankara sehirlerarasi Terminal isletmesi - Ankara Intercity Bus Terminal) and Dikimevi, over a ambit of 8.7 km, of which 8 km are underground tunnels. The arrangement runs 11 trains consisting of three cars each, totalling 77 metres and 180 seats, with best 600 passengers. The band has 11 stations. (more…)

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