Kızılay Shopping Walk, Ankara

Kızılay Shopping Walk (Self Guided), Ankara

From souvenirs to luxury goods, high street fashions to items for the home, the Kızılay district is where many in Ankara come to shop. Recognized as the heart of the city, it is one of Ankara's most crowded shopping areas, a lively place with an energetic ambience.

In addition to the shoppers, you will usually see students and many local office workers on their lunch breaks. But don't let the crowds put you off, not when the shopping here borders on the superlative. There are indoor malls and boutiques as well as numerous cafés where you can stop for a break.

Many of the shopping opportunities can be found on Ataturk Boulevard (Ataturk Bulvari in Turkish), a thoroughfare that runs to more than 5,000 meters in length. Amble along the chestnut tree-lined avenue and browse shops for clothes, cosmetics, groceries, home ware, books, Turkish souvenirs and just about anything else you can imagine.

An impressive shopping locale, Kızılay offers a fantastic range of stores with prices to suit most budgets. Whether you have got money to burn or just want to look at the many displays behind illuminated shop windows, this part of the city is well worth visiting time and again.
How it works: A discovery walk features a route using which you can explore a popular city neighborhood on your own. This walk, along with other self-guided walks in over 1,500 cities, can be found on the app "GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities" which can be downloaded from Apple App Store or Google Play Store to your mobile phone or tablet. The app's built-in GPS navigation functions allow following this walk route with ease. The app works both online and offline, so no data plan is needed when traveling abroad.

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Kızılay Shopping Walk Map

Guide Name: Kızılay Shopping Walk
Guide Location: Turkey » Ankara
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Discovery)
Travel Distance: 1.4 Km or 0.9 Miles
Author: Linda
Gazi Mustafa Kemal Blv.

1) Gazi Mustafa Kemal Blv.

Ziya Gökalp Cd.

2) Ziya Gökalp Cd.

Kızılay Square, Kizilay Shopping Center

4) Kızılay Square, Kizilay Shopping Center

Atatürk Blv.

6) Atatürk Blv.

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