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Tennis in Ankara Tennis Club

If you cannot imagine a day without tennis even during your vacation, Ankara Tennis Club is the right place to visit. Here you will be able to rent tennis rackets in case you don’t have any and then head to play on one of the ten tennis courts, one of which is an indoor one. You can even participate in competitions of professional tennis players – such events take place in the club every year. When you are tired and want to relax, you don’t even need to leave Ankara Tennis Club and search an entertainment venue. The club offers lessons on different hobbies, such as drawing, sculpture and jewelry making, woodcarving, and many more.
1. The tourists, who plan to devote much time to trips, are recommended to visit Ankara during the off-season period. It is too hot here in summer. 2. Hand-made items made of copper … Open

Off-roader Ride to The Taurus Mountains

In order to diversify your vacation in Ankara, consider making an off-roader ride to the Taurus Mountains. Such an extreme excursion is a great way to spend some unusual and unforgettable time. You will be transferred from the hotel to the starting point of your excursion. You will meet your guide and you will set off. During such an unusual adventure, you will drive 130 kilometers on winding roads that cross mountains and forests with tall pines.
If you want, you can try to drive the off-roader yourself and test your skills on mountain roads. During the ride, you will see flocks of sheep and local villagers dressed in national costumes, will see how local people live, see a canyon, drink from a mountain stream, swim in a crystal clear waterfall, and, of course, make many attractive and memorable photos. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
It won’t be difficult to choose the right hotel with unique design in Ankara. The upscale hotel Divan Ankara is ready to cater all guests without exception. It’s located near the … Open
Having swum, you will feel refreshed and full of energy to continue the journey. After that, you will reach ponds with trout and eat freshly caught and roasted fish cooked in accordance with a traditional Turkish recipe. Your adventure will end in the afternoon and you will return to the hotel. You will surely remember this mountain ride and will enjoy looking at beautiful photographs and videos.
Kocatepe Mosque, Ankara, early morning

Elmadag Mountain Resort

Elmadag Mountain Resort is located approximately 23 kilometers away from Ankara. Starting from January and until March, visitors can enjoy alpine skiing there. It is a great place where visitors can not only enjoy sports in the open air but also breathe clean mountain air, relax in the hotel, swim in an indoor swimming pool, warm up in the sauna, dance at the disco, and, of course, try delicious Turkish cuisine in the local restaurant.
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The ski resort has a lift, the total length of which is 548 meters. The lift can serve up to 720 people. The length of the ski trail is 900 meters, and its width is 250 meters. It is possible to reach Elmadag either by car or by a university bus. As the resort is located not far from Ankara, it is easy to spend a whole day at Elmadag. Depending on your skiing skills, you can easily find a suitable trail.
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Golbasi Lake Fishing

If you like peaceful fishing at some picturesque place, Golbasi Lake is a fantastic destination that will certainly please you. The lake is located not far from Ankara. In order to reach it, you need to take the road to Konya and drive south, then cross the bridge over the Kızılırmak River. Not far from the lake, there are a beautiful park, two mosques, a cave that is open for tourists, and ponds with carps.
Travelers who want to spend a few days in a historic ambience will be able to choose one of the great hotels in Ankara. The wonderful Ottoman-style building situated in the Ankara Evi Park … Open
Golbasi is known as the largest lake in Turkey. Its depth is not more than 4 meters. The water is clean, and the bottom is flat and oozy. It is also rich in fish. In Gelbasi, you can catch pike, perch, carp, tench, or even crayfish. Experienced fishermen might be interested in joining fishing competitions. However, the lake has one disadvantage for fishing. It is not that easy to fish from the shore because there are residential buildings on one side and dense reed on the other.
dikmenvadisi The most convenient way to fish is to use the boat. For this purpose, you will need to rent a boat from local people if you haven’t brought one with you. It is also important to have your own fishing rod because there are no shops nearby where it is possible to buy one. However, a chance to catch delicious fish and a picturesque landscape compensate these drawbacks.
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Hard Rock Will Open a Casino in London

London has a special meaning for the Hard Rock brand as this is its birthplace. That is why it was particularly important to bring not only signature hospitality but also entertainment and gaming to the capital of the UK. One of the most recognized hotel brands in the world, Hard Rock tries to utilize this popularity and offer a full specter of services to its guests. When open, the London casino will join Hard Rock casinos in Hollywood, Madrid, Amsterdam, New York, and many other gateway cities around the world. Read this

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