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The great leader of Turkish Independence War and Turkish Revolution and the founder of Turkish Republic Mustafa Kemal Atatürks life, with full of struggles for Turkish land's freedom and endeavours to raise the Turkish Nation to the level of contemporary civilization, lasted 57 years. It ended on 10 November 1938 and the great leader passed to eternity.
Mustafa Kemal Atatürk is a great leader, achieving to make Turkey a member of contemporary civilization with all its institutions, has a special place in the history of humanities. The idea to build a mausoleum to reflect his greatness in every respect and to present his thoughts on principles, his reforms and modernization, was the common desire of the Turkish Nation in deepest grief of losing Atatürk.
Before building of Anitkabir, Anittepes (Monument Hill ) name was Rasattepe (Observation Hill) because there was an observatory on this hill.
There were also tumuluses (graves) belonging to Phrygian civilization of 3rd Century BC on this hill. Archeological excavations took place to remove these tombs after the decision was given to build Anitkabir on Rasattepe. Remains found on these excavations are on display in the museum of Anatolian Civilizations.
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jemaflor (96775) 2013-10-30 11:56
A good format on people, well taken a good report about this day in your country, nice light management.
umutlu101 (13629) 2013-10-30 16:31
karsitaraftan bu tarafi almaliydin :-)
günü iyi anlatan bir panorama
mcmtanyel (22216) 2013-10-30 20:16
Selamlar Erhan Bey,
Pek görkemli bir kalabalık, kırmızı bayrak denizi. Maalesef bu kalabalıkların oy verebileceği yetenekli bir muhalefet yok, yetişiyor mu acaba, çok geç olmadan?
serp2000 (44069) 2013-10-31 6:02
Another interesting report from Ankara. And where is you new Leader? Why he doesn't talk about this event? Impressive view of the full of people square. Well done!
All the best wishes from Perm!
dale54 (7770) 2013-10-31 6:59
hello erhan,great note for your shot,wonderful job with all these people,nice crop,love the red through out this pic! dale
resat1972 (7576) 2013-10-31 9:10
zor bir panorama ama güzel
halikarnas (7644) 2013-11-01 4:50
Bunları burada gördükten sonra,bazıları heveslenmesin!