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Ethnography Museum, Ankara
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The Ethnography Museum of Ankara is a museum of ethnography dedicated to the cultures Turkish civilizations. The building was designed by architect Arif Hikmet Koyunoğlu and was built between 1925 and 1928. The museum temporarily hosted the sarcophagus of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk from November 21, 1938 until November 10, 1953, during the period of the construction of Anıtkabir, its final resting place.Temporary resting place of AtatürkFollowing Atatürk's death on November 10, 1938 at Dolmabahçe Palace, Istanbul, his remains were transferred on November 19 by sea on the battlecruiser to Izmit and subsequently by train to Ankara, arriving on November 20. The casket was placed on a catafalque in the front of the Turkish Grand National Assembly building for Atatürk's state funeral. On November 21, 1938, his body was transported on a horse-drawn caisson to the Ethnography Museum of Ankara. British, Iranian and Yugoslavian guards of honor escorted the cortège to the museum.
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  • Although it represents a small museum out of date too big. Places to visit in Ankara.
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  • Two museums in one place with great views over Ankara. There is a car park site so do not be lulled into parking on the road with the illegal guys. Parking is busy week as there is a local hospital in...  more »
  • The Ethnography Museum is a 20 minute southwest walk mostly downhill from Ankara Castle and Anatolian Civilizations Museum. The museum is housed in a beautiful Ottoman style building and has a beautif...  more »
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  • A very interesting place to know about the cultures Turkish civilizations. I enjoyed that place a lot, and I spent more than 2 hours just looking around. This museum is full of houseware tools, weapons, furniture, traditional dresses which were used in the past in Turkey. The museum also contain a lot of the very beautiful paintings.
  • Atatürk's body care from 1938 to 1953 of the Museum. During the Republic the first planned and State Museum as a museum. Since its inception, the venue is very impressive. Right next to the Ankara Museum of painting and sculpture and the statue of Atatürk in front of the Museum have Mounted.
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  • Portrait of HIH Prince şehzade Selim efendi, Fikret mualla Halil paşa Reigns Padilla boyar Suleyman and a lot more of the artist's works of the oldest museums in Ankara
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  • It is always a pleasure to everyone. There's a lot of rich content.. transport is easy
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