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Ataturk Monument

Republic Square, Antalya, Turkey
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Good reference point, conventional heroic staue

Typical semi-antique heroic statue. Atatürk on horse-back... They were more convincing in the 19th... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2017
kattullus
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Stockholm, Sweden
Another statue group

There is so much adoration for Ataturk in Turkey. This is another statue in his honour. Seen one... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2016
kdgarlipp
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Pretoria, South Africa
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This monument honors Kemal Ataturk, founder of Turkey.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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Republic Square, Antalya, Turkey
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

Typical semi-antique heroic statue. Atatürk on horse-back... They were more convincing in the 19th Century.

Thank kattullus
Reviewed 15 October 2016

There is so much adoration for Ataturk in Turkey. This is another statue in his honour. Seen one nearly seen all. This is something in Antalya you visit but I would not exert myself on a rainy day.

Thank kdgarlipp
Reviewed 13 July 2016

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

1  Thank Jesus G
Reviewed 11 July 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...More

Thank Diane B
Reviewed 1 July 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.

1  Thank GIOABZ
Reviewed 5 May 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....More

Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed 27 November 2015

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

Thank James Y
Reviewed 17 November 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,

Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed 21 October 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

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 3 October 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

Thank AKWIN2015
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