Photographer's Note

This photograph was taken in Birlik Mahallesi at Çankaya-Ankara... This tower is Atakule...

Atakule Tower is a 125m high communications and observation tower located in the Çankaya district of central Ankara, Turkey, built in 1989. The top section of the tower houses an open terrace and a revolving restaurant, "Sevilla". It makes a full 360 degrees rotation in one hour. On top of it there's the "Dome" restaurant, right under the cupola. Under the terrace there's the "UFO" café. The bottom structures house a shopping mall and several indoor and outdoor restaurants.

In Turkish "Ata" means ancestor usually used to refer Ataturk and "kule" means tower.

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Additional Photos by Salim Fikirkoca (sufi) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1705 W: 165 N: 1512] (9588)
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