Ataturk Mausoleum Or Anitkabir, Ankara
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Address: Ankara Province, Turkey
Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
Timings: 09:00 am - 12:00 pm Details
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Located strategically on a prominent hill called as the Observation Hill in Ankara, the site was chosen because it could be seen from the entire city. Also known as AnitKabir, this is the mausoleum of Ataturk Kemal Pasha- the founder of the Turkish republic and the first president of Turkey. The architect for this structure was chosen from an international competition hosting 48 countries and is worth the hype.
The structure has intricate detailing and is a blend of Seljuk and Ottoman architecture. The tomb complex has four main parts namely: the Road of Lions, the Ceremonial Plaza, the Hall of Honour (location of Ataturk’s tomb) and the Peace Park. There are also several towers, statues and museum located within the site. Independence Tower, Female Statue Group, Freedom Tower, Male statue tower, Mehmetcik Tower, Victory Tower, Peace Tower, 23 April Tower, Tower of Reforms, Misak-1 Milli (National Pact) Tower and the most significant of them all- Anitkabir Ataturk Museum. The museum is dedicated to Ataturk and displays his personal and official belongings and hells visitors to enlighten themselves about an important period in Turkish history.
Ataturk Mausoleum Or Anitkabir Information
- The museum is huge to walk around so make sure you wear comfortable footwear.
Ataturk Mausoleum Or Anitkabir Ticket Prices
- Entry is free.
How To reach Ataturk Mausoleum Or Anitkabir by Public Transport
- Subway to the Tandogan Station
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