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Ataturk Museum

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Address: Apostolou Pavlou 17, Thessaloniki 546 21, Greece
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+30 2310248452
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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It was an amazing experience to see the place where the greatest leader of whole world was born. You should absolutely visit and see that beautiful place. The memories, stuffs... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Ayşen A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was an amazing experience to see the place where the greatest leader of whole world was born. You should absolutely visit and see that beautiful place. The memories, stuffs which belongs directly to Atatürk.. It touched all of us.

Thank Ayşen A
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recently renovated Ataturk's birthplace is now a free museum explaining his life in Thessaloniki and forming of Turkish State. It is part of Turkish embassy -but you enter round the back through a garden.

Thank Lynda A
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2017

Easy to locate the museum and people are friendly when asked for directions. While we were there some school trip was also in the building. It's great to see that both nations value this place and keep it on stage.

Thank Emre K
Istanbul, Turkey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2017

This place is like a pilgrimage place for Turkish citizens, of course not for religious thoughts but patriotic feelings. So there is no doubt that you will visit Ataturk's house if you are a Turkish and you come to Thessaloniki. Unfortunately, you may get a little bit disappointed after visit it. The house is fully renovated which there is not... More 

Thank TourGuy_KiteSurfer
Thessaloniki, Greece
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016

Most charming detail- the pomegranate tree planted by Attaturk's father. Most alarming- life sized wax figures! This is an interesting place- the father of secular Turkey born in a city in its last years of 4 centuries of Ottoman rule. Many visitors from Turkey- enough that you can get a perfect cup of tea in a tea glass across the... More 

Thank Amber C
Boston, MA
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016

Not too interesting, and I was wondering if the Turks protect our sites in turkey like we do theirs. Anyhow, he was the butcher of Greeks in Asia Minor and Cappadocia, though he did make amends afterwards with Greece in the 30s and 40s, still can't forgive what he did to the Greeks.

4 Thank hellas79
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

The birth place of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk has to be a must see for all Turkish people. However, it is also of great interest to anyone interested in history. Ataturk was one of the most important people of the 20th Century and certainly the most significant Turkish figure of the Century. The museum exhibits outline his life and achievements in... More 

1 Thank MikeWells90
Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

This is an excellent place that you know one of most important leader of last century was lived in this house. This place was renovated recently, it looks better but old form was so warm. In each room of house there is full of information about Ataturk. There are also some personal items and photos. There are wax sculpture of... More 

Thank Ahmet S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Birth place of Mustafa Kemal Pasha, has his photographs on display. Also a tree planted my his dad still exists in the courtyard. Free visit.

Thank Raamis
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016

The house where Mustafa Kemal Ataturk was born in 1881 is now a museum. Its open everyday except Mondays.Free entrance. One must see.

Thank Sirin S

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