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Nightlife in Ankara

Ankara is famous for its cultural core of arts. Most travellers tend to ignore it resulting in less people getting advantages out of these events in Ankara. At the same time, many of them have plenty of time for a drink and they have a list of pubs, wine bars and classy cafes to choose from. There are many hotels that offer live music like Ahmet at the Angora House who will take his fasil and sing away some folk songs. You can also head over to the local cinemas where most of the films are shown in its original state but with Turkish subtitles. Here is a list of several night scenes you might want to try when you're staying at Ankara.



Performances and Arts

Since Ankara was constituted as the capital of the new republic, the city had a huge responsibility of being a capital

of culture as well. From a little old village, Ankara had expanded and developed in becoming the most active cultural centre way ahead than the other cities in Turkey. Ankara is the home of the celebrated Presidential Symphony Orchestra as well as the State Opera and Ballet where many theatres attribute the efforts of Turkish authors.

The Presidential symphony performs twice a week, on Fridays and Saturdays during the October to May season displaying classical music by Turkish and foreign composers. You can also check Sunday edition of the Turkish Daily

for monthly programs that are listed in the State Opera and Ballet.



Ankara is also known for hosting several festivals all throughout the year. Some of these festivals like the Ankara's International Film Days which is in March and the Sevda Cenap International Arts and Music Festival during

the month of April and May catches the attention of the greatest Turkish and international musicians. Held in April,

The Children's Festival is where groups of children from all over the world come to Ankara just to take part in this vibrant vigorous event. Ankara also organises many fairs throughout the year in Altin Park where it catches the attention of families for day of piping the hot fresh gözleme off the carts, the irregular kiddie rides and the cotton candies.


The Café, Bar, & Club Scene

Most of Ankara's nightlife usually revolves around jazz clubs, cafes, and the peculiar English pub that huddles together at the south of town. The teenage crowd, mainly from the university nearby gather together in an outdoor beer garden around Sakarya Caddesi in Kizilay. There are several restaurants at the fortress that offer nightly music; do check out the restaurants or bars next to the Angora House if you're interested in spending your night listening to music.


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