This mausoleum opened in 1953 dedicated to the founder of modern Turkey. It is a block of marble columns of about 40 tons, reached by a long street with lions on either side, ending in a huge plaza. You can also visit the museum with Ataturk's personal belongings, inc their personal collection of cars. The flag pole is at the square in front of the mausoleum, is 33 m high.
ANKARA is the capital of Turkey, in the central Anatolian Plateau. It is the second largest city in terms of population after Istanbul. It is the headquarters of the Turkish Parliament and all government institutions. It is an important industrial and commercial city. Among its many buildings stand Kacatepe Mosque and Mausoleum of Ataturk.
This museum is a must, if you stop in Ankara. It will give you an idea of the history of the peoples who have inhabited this land since the beginning of time, its evolution, and disappearance. Instructive and interesting.
Built in 1987, one of the largest mosques in the world, with a capacity of more than 15,000. The building is built in Ottoman style, with 4 minarets, very similar to the Blue Mosque in Istanbul. The interior is dominated by classical Ottoman decoration: marble reliefs, decorated with geometric tiles, special glass for windows.
Ankara's souk - Ankara being the administrative capital of Turkey, in the Anatolian region .... Eastern markets are attractive for Westerners, although human poverty or the exoticism of what they have read does not tempt one to buy