Details: Ankara, Turkey

January 9
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GETTING THERE

Turkish Airlines offers one-stop flights (through Istanbul) from Washington Dulles to Ankara.

WHERE TO STAY

Divan Cukurhan

3 Tarihi Ankara Kalesi Necatibey Mahallesi Depo Sokak

866-990-9491

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Luxury boutique hotel in a 16th-century caravansary. Near main historic sites and crafts shops. Also on-site: restaurants, fitness center and attached museum. Rooms from about $150 a night.

WHERE TO EAT

Meshur Oltu Kebapcisi

18 Atpazari Meydani

011-90-312-324-3569

The small family-run restaurant blankets the table with grilled lamb, bowls of pickled and raw veggies, lavas bread and other sides, plus dessert. About $10 for the entire meal.

Cengelhan Museum Brasserie

1 Tarihi Ankara Kalesi Necatibey Mahallesi Depo Sokak

011-90-312-309–6800

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Set in the courtyard of the Rahmi M. Koc Museum, surrounded by artifacts and exhibits. Serves traditional Ottoman dishes, with entrees from about $20.

WHAT TO DO

Anitkabir/Ataturk Mausoleum

Anit Caddesi Tandogan

011-90-312-231-2805

www.kultur.gov.tr/EN,31452/
anitkabir.html

Daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., but closes an hour early in winter. Free; $5 for audio guide.

Museum of Anatolian Civilizations

2 Gozcu Sokak

011-90-312-231-7975

www.anadolumedeniyetlerimuzesi.
gov.tr

Limited exhibits because of renovations. Daily 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. April-October; 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. November-March. About $7.

INFORMATION

www.goturkey.com

A.S.

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