Kugulu Park

Kugulu park located in Kavaklıdere district is famous for its swans. Swans and ducks roam the park in the pool. Children’s garden and cafeteria are at the service of the public. The park Located in the center of Ankara,  with its magnificent nature and the swans it hosts, is a point where people from outside the city definitely want to see, as well as a point where Ankarila people also relieve stress and breathe forest air. Kugulu Park, which is one of the symbols of Ankara, gives magnificent views, especially in winter, with snowfall. Kugulu Park, which is a First Degree Natural Protected Area, has an area of 7 thousand 743 square meters. There are recreation areas, a children’s playground, a pool with swans and ducks, and a green area in the park. The symbol park of the capital, Kugulu, hosts many citizens from inside and outside the city every day of the week. The land where the Kuğulu park was located was a poplar land that passed through a stream before it became a park. Kavaklıdere district, which also includes Tunalı Hilmi Street, takes its name from these stream and poplar trees. On the south side of the land were the gardens of the Polish Embassy, and on the north the Sevda and Cenap And House, built by Cenap And, the owner of Kavaklıdere Wines, in 1955. The pond remaining from Kavaklıdere and its surrounding land was turned into a park by Ankara Municipality in 1958.


You can reach Kugulu Park when you get off at Kugulu Park stop by taking one of the buses 135, 188, 407, 413 from Kızılay Square.

If you are coming from Dikmen Street, you can take 145 or 154. If you are coming from İlker Caddesi, you can take one of the 183 or 186 buses and get off at Güvenpark stop, then transfer to the bus number 413 and get off at Kuğulu Park stop.

You can use 188 if you come from the Oran; If you are coming from Birlik Mahallesi, you can get on one of the buses 413 or 408 and get off at Kuğulu Park stop.

Enes Sahin

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