Ankara - Ankara Turkey - Gordion Tour From Ankara - Tours To Ankara From Istanbul
Ankara Turkey - Gordion Tour From Ankara - Tours To Ankara From Istanbul
The modern capital of the Turkish Republic, occupies a strategic location on the east-west route across the Anatolian steppe. Believed to have been the site of a Hittite city, there is evidence of Phrygian settlement here in 1200 BC, when it was known as Ancyra. The city was occupied by the Lydians and Persians before its absorption into the Roman Empire in 24 BC. Annexed by the Seljuks in 1073, the city played a military and commercial role unntil Byzantine times. At this time, wool from the Angora (Ankara) goat became a major export. When Ataturk chose Ankara as the new capital in 1923, land values boomed and developments spread out across the surrounding hills. Ankara Turkey : Turkey Travel Ankara Tour Packages Turkey Travel arranges Tour Packages include Ankara Gordion Tours from Istanbul. Private guide. Boutique hotel. Small group tours by local guides. Best cheap prices for 2016.