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Famous places in Turkey (Part 2)

Updated: Oct 22, 2021

24 Place in Turkey you should visit.


Atatürk Mausoleum (Anitkabir)

Anıtkabir or Ataturk Mausoleum is situated in Ankara, the capital of Turkey.

This notable example of modern Turkish architecture was designed by Turkish architect Emin Onat and established between 1944 and 1953.

The museum contains Ataturk’s shave sets, sticks, gifts, and other his possessions like many photographs about him and his valuable family.

Moreover, there is a special library of him contains books about Turk and Islam History, Literature, Social Sciences, Turkish, Ottoman Turkish, French, English, German, Russian, Arabic, Persian, Slavic Books.

Totally 3115 books are found here.

It is an extremely important symbol honoring Atatürk's life and the birth of the new Republic.

Opening Hours: daily from 09:00 am to 17:00 in summer,

09:00 am to 16:00 pm in winter.

Closes for lunch from 12:00 noon to 13:00.

Entrance Fee: free.


Atakule is an observation and communication tower, it is 125 meters, located in the Çankaya district of central Ankara.

The tower was designed by the architect Ragıp Buluç, it was completed in 1989.

It is the most famous landmark and tourist place in the city.

There is an outdoor terrace and a revolving restaurant named "Sevilla", which provides a complete panoramic view of the city.

There is another cafe there called "UFO café" which is serving under the terrace.

The base portion of the tower is a shopping mall, which houses different brand shops and other small and famous restaurants.

Opening Hours: from 10 am to 10 pm.


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