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Mustafa Kemal Ataturk

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Address: Marmaris, Turkey
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This statue is a monument to the first president of Turkey, Mustafa Kemal...

This statue is a monument to the first president of Turkey, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk.

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Good place with an amazing sea port sight

Highly recommended place to visit in the heart of the city downtown. Good place for photography especially at sunset time

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Ahmed Z
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Highly recommended place to visit in the heart of the city downtown. Good place for photography especially at sunset time

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Thank Ahmed Z
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Statue is to be found in the centre of Marmaris near the Grand Bazzar and Harbour. Mustafa Kemal Ataturk is the National Hero of Turkey. Most Towns and Cities in Turkey will have a Monument to him somewhere.

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Thank Mark W
Beirut, Beyrouth, Lebanon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

Located at the start of the Harbour next to the shoping center and Grand bazar. Good place for a snap shot

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Thank Walid C
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

Worth a visit if you are history lover and the statue is just amazing, you cant not come to Marmaris and not visit Sir Mustafa Kemal Atatuk!

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Thank Missah92_x
London
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

The statue is located more or less in the centre of town and is clearly well cherished and respected by the locals. In a modern tourist resort like Marmaris, it's always nice to see a bit of history / culture.

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Thank LondonDebbieN
Stafford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

He looks like Lenin on a cold day and one things for sure he wouldn't be wearing those heavy clothes on the day we looked at the monument ..... it was 35 degrees this is a very nice and certainly worth stopping to read the details of this famous man who founded Turkey

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West Kilbride, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

we took lots of photographs around the statue with all the boats in the background. its right at the final stop of the dolmus.

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Thank fanty686868
Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

This is the founding father and his statues are all over Turkey to commemorate him he made a lot of changes to rules for the modern woman in Turkey at the time - you can walk close to it but sadly due to tourists disrespecting it this is now surrounded but you can still get photo opportunity - you can... More 

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Thank Caroline672013
Carmarthen, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

Ataturk is the founding father of modern Turkey. This is a statue to commemorate him and is very nice. It only takes a minute or two but stop and look.

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Thank Richard K
Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

Thus is a statue slap in the middle of Marmaris harbour, so makes a good meeting point. You can no longer get close to the statue as there has been a fence erected round it due to a few unfortunate incidents of tourists disrespecting the Turkish heritage....something they do not take lightly. Visit the statue and learn the history to... More 

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