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Gokyay Chess Museum

Sakarya Mahallesi, Basamakli Sokak, No:3 | Samanpazari Ulus Altindag, Ankara 06230, Turkey
+90 312 312 13 04
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Interesting and joyful

It was my dream to buy chess sets form different countries to my brother, a successful chess... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
MELDADAN
,
Ankara, Turkey
via mobile
Do not look at every set!

I enjoyed my visit until I had looked at set number 231 or something like that. The lower floor is... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2017
Reyjw
,
Ankara, Turkey
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Gokyay chess museum
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
4 Oct 2017
“Interesting and joyful”
11 Aug 2017
“Do not look at every set!”
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Sakarya Mahallesi, Basamakli Sokak, No:3 | Samanpazari Ulus Altindag, Ankara 06230, Turkey
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+90 312 312 13 04
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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

It was my dream to buy chess sets form different countries to my brother, a successful chess player. The museum has this dream be real. And each piece has given a good idea about art, history and knowledge about the different cultures and countries. A...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2017

I enjoyed my visit until I had looked at set number 231 or something like that. The lower floor is full of sets that seem a bit special. I really enjoyed that part of the museum. Odd shapes, odd sizes, odd materials. The second floor...More

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Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Definitely number 1 spot of Ankara, they have huge collection of different chess sets, with great designs. Must see.

Thank Ahmet U
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Reviewed 19 January 2017

This very nice place to visit in Ankara at the old city near Hamamonu discrit.It is very interesting.

Thank اياد جواد ا
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Reviewed 26 December 2016

The Gokyay Chess Museum in Ankara is an amazing place to visit. 412 chess boards from all over the world, in plastic, metal, wood, silver, ceramic, fishbone, marble...and with different themes (cultural, political, historic events, etc.) can be admired. It's a place that is a...More

Thank Lutgarde V
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Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

I went with my 2 kids and we were stunned with the amazing collection of the chess boards from all over the world. The "konak" traditional name for the Turkish Mansions before the 20th century is also very well renovated and it deserves to pay...More

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Reviewed 24 January 2016 via mobile

Great visit, world class museum in a beautiful old house. The collection is impressive and fun to see for people of all ages - even for non chess aficionados. Also a nice cafe with snacks and a terrace during summer.

Thank cherrysher
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