Ankara Castle, one of the symbols of the Turkish capital, is home to a hidden neighborhood as well as the historical houses around it: Kale Neighborhood (Kale means Castle in Turkish) is one of the oldest settlements in Ankara and can be described as the ancient ground zero of the city. 
Due to its location, Kale Neighborhood is a panoramic witness to the transformation of the city over the decades, and despite population loss, it still retains its old spirit. Today, Kale Neighborhood is home to low-income families living a traditional lifestyle in ramshackle buildings, to men spending time in traditional coffeehouses, to children playing in the streets, and to Turkey's and the city's last tin masters in the alleyways.

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