Ataturk Mausoleum

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Peter H
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Ataturk Mausoleum

Post by Peter H » 07 Apr 2007 08:36

The honored resting place of Ataturk:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/An%C4%B1tkabir

From: http://www.quovadimus.org/turkey99/ankara/2-400.html

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Inside the mausoleum itself. You can see the cenotaph in the window. The actual tomb of Mustafa Kemal is somewhere below.

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The sarcophagus of Ismet Inonu, Ataturk's right-hand man.

Tosun Saral
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Post by Tosun Saral » 07 Apr 2007 10:09

Me with some British friends
http://members.virtualtourist.com/m/tt/7b760/#TL

Me my younger son and our British Friends Wendy and Duncan
http://members.virtualtourist.com/m/tt/6ca5e/

More images
http://members.virtualtourist.com/vt/ks ... 0&x=23&y=4

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