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A Day in Ankara, Turkey

The night train from Istanbul finally rolled into Ankara at dawn. We ate bread with salty cheese in the breakfast car, and watched cottages and fields change over to high-rises and concrete apartments. Ankara is home to Turkey’s most prominent universities and businesses. Guidebooks tend to over overlook the busy capital, preferring to swoon over Istanbul’s romantic boat …

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Insider’s Guide to Ankara, Turkey

Ankara is Turkey’s second largest city behind Istanbul. The city held an important place in ancient history, but it was not until the 20th Century and the establishment of the Republic of Turkey under Kemal Atatürk that Ankara replaced Istanbul as the capital. As the administrative center of the country, the city has significantly fewer …

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