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  • Enjoying nearby parks and sights

    Please enjoy these attractions near Swissôtel in Ankara. These sights are within a brisk stroll of your hotel. They will add joy and discovery to your visit.

    • Feb 2017
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  • Swissôtel Ankara

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    Hotel

    Start your Vitality Walk at the front door of your home in Ankara. You're perfectly located just a few minutes from many of the city's historical monuments.

  • Barış Manço Parkı

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    Playground

    Did you bring children? If so, they'll love this little park's playground, just a few steps from your hotel. Two other small parks are equally close. 4 min.

  • Hasan Tanık Camii

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    Mosque

    Politicians and leading figures come to worship here, making it one of the most important mosques in Turkey. Four large columns support the vast dome. 6 min.

  • Anayasa Parkı

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    Park

    The Çankaya district is full of little parks like Anayasa, which are worth strolling through on the way to larger parks further north. 10 min.

  • Atakule

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    Scenic Lookout

    At 125 meters in height, the Atakule Tower is an important landmark visible from most of Ankara. The revolving restaurant is breathtaking. 17 min.

  • Botanik Parkı

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    Park

    With 6.5 hectares of grounds, this lovely botanical park is laced with walking trails and provides the perfect nearby restful excursion. 18 min.

  • Dikmen Vadisi

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    Other Outdoors

    Some say this is the best park in Ankara, perfect for running and walks of any length. It's also highly photogenic with buildings perched above. 24 min.

  • Former Presidential Palace

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    Professional

    The Çankaya Köşkü was the Turkish president's second official residence. Now the prime minister lives here. Visit the grounds and Atatürk's Museum. 26 min.

  • Seğmenler Parkı

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    Park

    This long, narrow park is best known for its amphitheater, but also offers swimming pools and playgrounds in addition to large lawns and a monument. 30 min.

  • swissôtel pürovel SPA & sport

    Revitalise yourself at your hotel with a large variety of facilities, including 12 treatment rooms in addition to one public hamam (Turkish bath), a couples theraphy room, hydrotherapy room, and relaxation room, all combined harmoniously with state–of-the-art therapeutic, relaxing and energising facilities.

  • Welcome to the heart of Ankara

    Walk out from the Swissôtel lobby and you're already in the Çankaya district, the park- and palace-filled administrative hub of Turkey's capital city. Though Ankara was always a crossroads for trade, the Çankaya region was a quiet orchard-covered hillside until the 1920s when President Atatürk chose Ankara as capital.

  • Make Your Own Vitality Guide

    Your hosts at Swissôtel have compiled this collection of local attractions. We'd love to get your feedback. Did you visit these places? Any recommendations? Do you prefer others? Please consider creating your own guide. We'd be delighted to share it in Swissôtel Vitality Guide Collections. VitalityGuides@gmail.com

  • Tips for Walking Directions

    For directions, click on the folded map icon in the lower left of each destination. Type or copy "Swissotel Ankara" for the starting point, then click the walking man icon for options. Please ask hotel concierge for recommendations. The minutes listed in posts are the approximate walking time direct from Swissôtel.

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