5 days in Kocaeli Province & Ankara Itinerary

5 days in Kocaeli Province & Ankara Itinerary

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Izmit
— 1 day
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Ankara
— 4 nights

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Izmit

Izmit ©
İzmit, ancient Nicomedia, is a city in Turkey, the administrative center of the Kocaeli Province as well as the Metropolitan Municipality. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Selim Sirri Pasa Konagi, then see the interesting displays at Gayret Gemi Museum, and then get curious at Kocaeli Bilim Merkezi.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Izmit travel route builder site.

Istanbul to Izmit is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Istanbul in May, plan for slightly colder nights in Izmit, with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Ankara.

Things to do in Izmit

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites
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Gayret Gemi Museum ©
Gayret Gemi Museum
Kocaeli Bilim Merkezi ©
Kocaeli Bilim Merkezi
Selim Sirri Pasa Konagi ©
Selim Sirri Pasa Konagi

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Ankara

Ankara

Heart of Turkey

Turkey's capital and second-largest city, Ankara supports a large population of foreign diplomats and young students, contributing to the city's international feel.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like II. Turkiye Buyuk Millet Meclisi Cumhuriyet Muzesi and Aslanhane Mosque. Get some cultural insight at Ataturk House Museum and Gokyay Chess Museum. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at State Art and Sculpture Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Haci Musa Camii, take an in-depth tour of PTT Pul Muzesi, and see the interesting displays at State Cemetery Museum.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Ankara driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Izmit to Ankara takes 4 hours. When traveling from Izmit in May, plan for a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in Ankara: temperatures range from 21°C by day to 18°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ankara

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State Art and Sculpture Museum
State Art and Sculpture Museum
Gokyay Chess Museum ©
Gokyay Chess Museum

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