Ankara Castle; A castle that is like an Eagle nest

Ankara Castle

As we all know, Ankara is the capital of modern Turkish Republic. It is obvious that Ankara was also very important in ancient era. Castle of the city is the symbol of Ankara’s historical background. Also Ankara has an important role on independent war of Turkish Republic.

Its construction year isn’t absolute but it is certain that that castle was there in 2nd century BC. It was used in Roman and Byzantine period. There had been many reconstructions in the periods. Turkish domination had also used this castle. The castle walls were long through Augustus temple in the city.

Ankara castle also served as the first museum of Turkish Republic. Region around Ankara had a wealthy historical background so Ankara is one of the worth visiting places of Turkey.

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