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Address: Republic Square, Antalya, Turkey
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This monument honors Kemal Ataturk, founder of Turkey.

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This is situated high up above old town, overlooking the harbour and if you turn around there is Antalya modern shopping centre.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 27, 2015
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Gosport, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

The monument is in the middle of a nice balcony with great views to the old city and the picturesque port.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

It's a free public display of the Monument of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk...the founding father of Turkey. It's in an excellent location in the city centrum with cafes, bistros and closed street shopping all surrounding this display. An excellent morning, or late afternoon evening activity if it is very hot. Antalya gets very hot in summer and this is all outside.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

This whole area is well worth a day trip out from your hotel. There is a bit of history, nice shops and restaurants nearby.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

"Ataturk" means "Father of the Turks." This name was bestowed on Mustafa Kemal in recognition of his role in founding modern Turkey. Ataturk was a military man, He helped repulse the Australians and other British forces at Gallipoli, saving the Turks from a disastrous defeat. This memorial is inspring.

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Thank Jeffry B
Gosport, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

This is situated high up above old town, overlooking the harbour and if you turn around there is Antalya modern shopping centre.

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Thank James Y
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

Mustafa Kemal, named Attaturk "father of the Turks" by his greatful people was the father of the Turkish nation. In war and peace, he led his people he led his people like a father who could always be relied on,

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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015 via mobile

You cannot miss this monument as it is in the main city nice to look at if your passing by ,however it's an average site to see

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

The day we went a public ceremony was being held, so added its own charm else it is a average site, very close to old city and on the way to harbour via lift

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

An essential part of any Turkish city, no more or less impressive than hundreds of similar monuments.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015 via mobile

In the heart of the city center,this monument is one of the important sights of the city.İn any case,if you walk through the city center and market place,you will pass it through in any case.İn order to show yr respect to the founder of Turkey,The Great Türk,Mustafa Kemal Atatürk,you are strongly recommended to stop by at this monument and take... More 

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