Mecure Inn Ankara

Address: "Ataturk Bulvari No 80 Kizilay, ,", Ankara, Ankara, Turkey | Hotel
 
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Location

This hotel, located in the Çankaya area of Ankara, is near Ankara Citadel (Hisar), Kocatepe Mosque (Kocatepe Camii), Haci Bayram Mosque (Haci Bayram Camii), and Hattussas.
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Travel Blogs from Ankara

Slow day, now after lunch even slower.....

A travel blog entry by cflove on May 08, 2014

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... afraid that some of the areas around the castle were truly grim though, basically slums, which seemed to be being cleared but not sure.

The small streets leading up to the castle were being rapidly renovated and they were doing a pretty good job too. Interestingly there were also some of the old shops still there too, not selling to tourists. Actually most of the shops were true antique shops and most of the customers were Turkish. I don't think ...

Pleasure to meet you.

A travel blog entry by kathyonfoote on Jul 01, 2013

After my disastrous first 24 hours of Turkey, I needed to update this blog with a little more positivity. To be honest, I probably lost a load of you at the 4th time I said I had cried... But to those of you still with me, here's some proof that Turkey isn't as bad as I first experienced.

I woke at 11am, and immediately felt better. I didn't even hear the call to prayer at 3am. Or the one at 5, or 7, etc.
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The Man

A travel blog entry by wwatling on May 15, 2013

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... Kirk Douglas'.

There isn't a lot left of Hattusha, the ancient capital of the Hittites, mostly just stone outlining the bases of buildings. We first visit Yazilikaya, an interesting holy site that consists of wall carvings in a narrow grotto. One character looks a lot like the modern concept of a wizard, with high coned hat and shoes with pointy toes that curl up.

We head further uphill to the ancient Lion Gate. Only one ancient lion is in attendance. ...

Tour of Ankara, Turkey

A travel blog entry by beverlybrown on Oct 15, 2012

2 comments, 7 photos

... They have dated
the Hittite people back to 10,000 BC. We
think of ancient people as primitive but they weren’t. They carved stone and worked metal into
jewelry using tools they made themselves.
They sheared their angora sheep and rabbits and spun and wove the wool
into clothes and rugs. We then visited
the Citadel of Ankara, the Castle District.
It’s the oldest ...

Ankara, METU, and the Legacy of Mustafa Kemal

A travel blog entry by timetraveler on May 31, 2012

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... technology engineering and math. If their English is not up to standard, they have to take a year of language preparation. There is also a strong emphasis on the liberal arts at METU.

Each year METU hosts a conference for teachers of English. At plenary sessions and workshops, scholars help teachers sharpen their classroom skills. Also, a number of international publishers present their resources ...