Located at the very heart of Ankara, Genclik Park is a green oasis in the busy center of the city. It was established shortly after the formation of the Republic of Turkey and is a area rich in natural beauty and cultural attractions. This green lung is the biggest afternoon-out destination for Turkish families in the capital and is a classic Middle Eastern-style park. Genclik features several tea gardens, lots of color-lit water fountains and it's very own amusement park, the Luna Park funfair. You're sure to enjoy a relaxing time for the entire family in this picturesque area of Ankara.
Exploring Genclik ParkThe area where Genclik Park is found used to be marshland but today you can enjoy the 38 hectares of park, which opened to the public in 1943. At its heart you can find a vast swimming pool, providing a welcomed break from the heat on sunny days in the capital. Here you can either go rowing or swimming in the cool waters. One of the main attractions is Luna Park, an amusement park offering a variety of fun-filled activities for adults and children alike. You can enjoy the Ferris wheel and carousels in Luna Park for a small dose of adrenaline and cheap fun.
An area full of activitiesInside the park you'll find cafes, restaurants and a variety of activities. When you're relaxing and escaping the sun at Genclik Park you can also enjoy the leisure opportunities that the surrounding area provides you. You can either go shopping in the Ulus District, one of the city's top shopping spots, experience a play at the Ankara Opera House or catch a game at the Ankara 19 Mayis Stadium. Whatever your liking, there is plenty to choose from in the area.
When you book a room at our Radisson Blu Hotel, Ankara all that Genclik Park offers you is located right next door. With more than 200 rooms overlooking the park it is the perfect spot for you if you're looking for a relaxing and stylish place to call home during your stay in Turkey's capital city.