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Genclik Park

Ankara, Turkey
+90 312 507 10 00
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Great Park

I stayed in a hotel right across the street so I walked through here a bunch on my recent visit... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2017
Alison R
Charlotte, North Carolina
Renovation did not bring it to the level of good old days

It used to be a lovely place in 70s. Full of fountains, water, tea gardens, water pipes and samovar... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2017
Brussels, Belgium
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“green space” (4 reviews)
“old city” (5 reviews)
Ankara, Turkey
+90 312 507 10 00
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Reviewed 23 August 2017

I stayed in a hotel right across the street so I walked through here a bunch on my recent visit. At night, everything is lit up and looks really nice. Its great to just walk around or find a bench and people watch. There are...More

Thank Alison R
Reviewed 16 June 2017

It used to be a lovely place in 70s. Full of fountains, water, tea gardens, water pipes and samovar teas and an amusement park. Then it deteriorated and became a place to avoid. After recent renovations, I went there twice more but it did not...More

Thank B D
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

In the heart of Ankara & designed in better days, the park is just too big to maintain it to its former glory. Designed with lakes, fountains & water features, with the great parks in mind, Ankara's fondness for litter, cigarettes & poor maintenance comes...More

Thank Jim S
Reviewed 18 May 2017

The park is renewed recently, there are many cafes, small restaurants for all tastes. much more fun to visit in good weather. Very centrally located, and close to the old part of the city, the park houses an entertainment park. Visiting the park in daytime...More

Thank DrSincereTraveller
Reviewed 13 April 2017

this park is the biggest in the city center with lots of activities like eating / drinking / small entertainment park and a lovely lagoon

Thank OrhanDirtsaver
Reviewed 7 April 2017

I lived near the park. It's large, nice and awesome green area for walking, running and relaxing, but if you are alone in park it isn't safe. :)

Thank Sofiko B
Reviewed 19 January 2017

My visit was at January where everything was freezing.The snow cover everything, still the Park was wonderful.

Thank اياد جواد ا
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Gençlik is a large park in the center of Ankara in a valley between the old city / citadel and Anıtkabir (Ataturk's mausoleum.) It's a nice open spot of fountains, pools and green space with small cafes and restaurants situated around these. The park provides...More

Thank Abbotsbury92
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Walking and walking and walking... Ankara has a lot of building and if you need some natural things , you can go there

Thank Nurhan A
Reviewed 16 November 2016

If you want to walk in a spring time in apark go there. There is also a disney land like part within the park, especially for youngs. In the summer time time very late afternoon will be refreshing.

Thank tunc o
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