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Ataturk Kiosk

Address: Trabzon, Turkey
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Ranked #3 of 25 things to do in Trabzon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Historic sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Lodz, Poland
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88 reviews 88 reviews
33 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Building like many others. I just can't understand why this place is so crowdly visited . Maybe bacause in general in Trabzon there are not so many places worth seeing ?

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Western Norway, Norway
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239 reviews 239 reviews
118 attraction reviews
162 helpful votes 162 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Interesting to see this house even if Ataturk only stayed here on 2 occasions. The place is a few km. South of towncenter. Easiest to go by taxi all the way up high and have it wait or buy returntickets for the bus when you pay the entrance ticket. The building must have been luxoriuos when it was built s... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

A truly challenging place to get to...... take A Taxi!!!!!!!!!! But well worth the effort. A lovely spot in a beautiful forest setting. The house and gardens are quite interesting.... a great look at Trabzon life in the early 20th century. In spite of the Ataturk connection, the house is quite charming, well appointed and woth a visit for the... More 

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Istanbul Province, Turkey
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

it is nice place to go you can injoy there nice pake the wether was very good i went there by the office of

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Paris, France
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

Build by the wealthy greek banker Karayannidis as his house and served him and his family till the 1917. After that with the new Turcs movement it was confiscated (nationalised) and Mustafa Kemal stayed there for some days (around two days). Very nice exterior and garden. Very interesting for people who like "tinny" beuty and relaxed atmosphere.

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Winter Park, Florida
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

I was expecting something a bit grander, but unless you're a big architecture or Ataturk fan, it's pretty much just a dusty old house. The Trabzon Museum house is much more interesting, beautiful, in the city center and Ataturk stayed there too. I would pass this one up and go to Trabzon Museum instead.

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013 via mobile

If you're really not big fan of Ataturk, don't waste your time going there. Nothing so special about it except how the house looks like from outside.

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Tokat, Turkey
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

Very good envirenment.There were a lot of historical things.The balcony was good for photographers.All around was like a forest.It was top of Trabzon.We arrived there at a very curly road along.But you must go there early in Sundays because alot of traffic.

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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

Its also called the Ataturk House/Museum. A little difficult to get here - although yu can get a dolmus to take you very close and then walk up (when returning you can get a ticket at the museum itself and a bus comes along every 15-20 minutes). The Ataturk House holds a high position among the tourist attractions in Trabzon... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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79 reviews 79 reviews
54 attraction reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

If you are an admirer of Ataturk like I am please do not miss this museum when you visit Trabzon. The setting is a bit on the outskirts of the city and the forested neighbourhood is a break from the busy city. The museum has wonderful Ataturk memorabilia and it is kept in good condition. The garden surrounding the villa... More 

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