Which is the Better Holiday?

Ankara vs Istanbul

Ankara vs Istanbul

Ankara is the quieter and smaller of the two cities, and while it has less to do, it is cheaper and well positioned for day-trips...

Istanbul is a big, busy city packed with things to do and see. It's got a lively nightlife, and has many things to keep families happy too. It can be chaotic though...


Turkey's capital is easy to get around, has a decent nightlife scene, and has many historical sites.


Bigger, busier, lots to do and plenty of culture to discover. The food scene in Istanbul is world class too.

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