PHOTOS: The Ankara Kalesi in Ulus

The Ankara Kalesi

(Ulus Quarter, Ankara, Turkey)

Located in the heart of Ankara’s old city, Ulus., is the Ankara Kalesi (Ankara Citadel). Below are a few pictures we took on this cloudy and rainy afternoon.

MAKING OUR WAY TO THE CASTLE

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We made it to the top! Now, to find the Citadel…

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WE FOUND IT!

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FACT: The foundation for the citadel was laid before Roman times!

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CHECK OUT THE VIEWS!

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(Here is a picture we took using our XShot 2.0 Camera Extender! You kind of look dorky using it, but at least we can take pictures when no one else is around.)

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You can even see Anitkabir!

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Photo Credit: Pouneh Eftekhari, 2014

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One thought on “PHOTOS: The Ankara Kalesi in Ulus

  1. as a 19-year old u.s. army soldier in 1964-65, i enjoyed my 1 1/2 year tour in turkey. my friends and i loved to get into ankara on furlo and ulus was our favorite spot. lovely people, beautiful, GREAT STREET FOOD!

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