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Ataturk Arboretum, Istanbul

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Atatürk Arboretum is an arboretum in Bahçeköy, Sarıyer, Istanbul Province, Turkey.The establishment of an arboretum was proposed by Hayrettin Kayacık, professor of the Faculty of Forestry at Istanbul University in 1949. Initially, an area of 38ha was foreseen for the arboretum. Between 1959–1961, Camille Guinet, inspector of the Sorbonne University's botanical garden, planned the road network inside the arboretum. Due to financial shortages, accomplishment of the project took time. Opened on July 12, 1982, it was named in honor of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk (1881–1938), the founder of Turkish Republic, on his 100th birthday anniversary. It is owned and financed by the Directorate General of Forestry, which is also responsible for the administrative operation. Istanbul University's Faculty of Forestry is the scientific partner of the park's executive board.The main goal of the arboretum is to serve the faculty and the students of Istanbul University's Forestry Department including the relevant agencies of the Ministry of Forest and Water Management, forest engineers, landscape architects, domestic and foreign scientists as well as nature lovers in their research work.The arboretum covers an area of 296ha southeast of Belgrad Forest. It contains the 1818-built Kirazlı Dam (Kirazlıbent) and a 1916-establıshed plant nursery.
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  • One of the great Istanbul's hidden beauty. Its natural beauty and a very good travel Park. I recommend you go during the week, because it's more calm. Take your drink, get in there, there's no buffet. But it's a great track, plenty of oxygen and have each of green and brown tone and a little bit of chaos and noise of the city pleasant moments and beautiful photos of nature also supports a great park for.
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  • ISTANBUL By UNKNOWN Hidden Paradise Atatürk Arboretum ... Here is my custom stored Vana adjective of İstanbul, there's a reason why a blur because this is Istanbul by unknown. Located in the heart of Istanbul, felt themselves lucky who discovered the idyllic garden. In the spring, before we go too far and the nature of the order, to get away from the noise is just the place to spend a peaceful day.. It hosts approximately 2000 varieties of plants Atatürk Arboretum. ARBORETUM? Arboretum Turkish our Latin and it means "tree PARK". So simply "WOOD Museum". Arboretumlar, the predominant educational and scientific aspects of the knowledge and patience made a "LIVE PLANT MÜZELERİDİR." EDUCATION and ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AWARENESS PRIORITY here is primary and secondary education to university level all students and the environment to the people of herbaceous and woody plants to provide information, to introduce them to catch areas, contribute to the development of the consciousness of environmental protection . The first purpose of Atatürk Arboretum basta I.u. Forest faculty members with students in the Ministry of Forests, including relevant organizations and forest engineers, landscape architects, other faculties and research institutions, local and foreign scientists, as well as the papers, nature lovers to scientific research as a live open lab with every aspect of your service. EXOTIC and ENDEMIC SPECIES from all around the world on one side of the exotic (located in the region that do not exist or that are not raised naturally in organisms or species. Remote, suppliers with foreign countries, was brought from this country, exotic) and endemic (because of the region's ecological conditions where only certain living in the region to live anywhere else in the world that grow//without any chance of overtaking, peculiar to the species) plants He let the climate by collecting together the long and expensive rate travel without the need to introduce people and their ornament from the value of the ones featured in danger of disappearing, provide the protection to endangered species, alien origin of species to our country to work about the suitability of the tasks between the Atatürk Arboretum. HOW MUCH DOES A FIELD ON THE BOARD? Atatürk Arboretum, Sarıyer district floral richness botanikçinin many domestic and foreign interest in South-East the BELGRADE FOREST 296 acres (1hektar = 10000 m2) on the part of a forest. Turkey has only two, while another of the arboretum in Yalova. According to the one of Istanbul's pretty small on an area of approximately 13.5 hectares is Kar Arboretum. In the Ottoman period in the bounds of the Kirazlıbent in 1916 with the first saplings of Turkey founded by Teacher Neşet hosting Atatürk Arboretum arboretum and botanical garden with other Earth seed and saplings supply It is in cooperation. WHO IS BEING GOVERNED BY? General Directorate of forestry, İstanbul Regional Directorate Bahçeköy forest guards Directorate comprise a business Chief arboretum, an Advisory Board is governed by. Faculty of Forestry, Istanbul University scientific advisory authority administrative authority belongs to the General Directorate of forestry. Is the General Directorate of forestry ownership and financial source again. HISTORY of the Forest faculty, Prof. Dr. Hayrettin KHALIL ' in 1949 by the General Directorate of Forest in Bahçeköy proposals for setting up a meeting in the arboretum proper, Faculty of forestry and joint forest management Directorate work Bahçeköy the result of the Bennett-Bahçeköy-Kemerburgaz Highway 38 edge with great work in setting up the first arboretum in a field?. Over the years, has need to structure and species richness in terms of showing the development in today's. ATATÜRK ARBORETUMUNDA WHAT SCENERY? Different shades of green every period of the year in Istanbul, Sariyer tones can be seen from the Atatürk Arboretum, the city's most unspoilt nature are the meeting point. Especially on weekends, visitor influx that despite all these stored garden visitors not known enough yet. The development of the environmental protection awareness, endemic plant species in danger of extinction to disappear the plants exhibiting, and home to all kinds of education and information studies.
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  • In the forests of carefully arranged and Belgrade continues to be protected. Breakfast also can spend all day Bahçeköy. Don't forget to bring water, walk in the forest, trees throughout the day and examine the plants enjoy the environment on the shore of the pond. Autumn days of no time very short. The field is too large. Beautiful in every season photos will guarantee.
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  • It is a nice place to walk around and enjoy the trees, however 15TL is way over the top. How it can be only 5TL weekdays? The information boards are tatty and often illegible or completely missing from special trees. Tracks are poorly maintained except the major roadways. You are entering a prison and paying for the privilege. You have a list of rules and anything involving eating, drinking or playing are banned. Fancy having a park in which you are not allowed to picnic! There are no facilities to buy drinks or food either. Most strange. Save your money and effort and visit any other of Istanbul’s other gardens or just head up the road and walk around in the Belgrade Forest for free and have just as much fun.
  • The place is very wonderfull and very amazing. Everybody should see this place to Relax and listen themselves. The nature is perfect and the lake is really nice. This place like dreamland and thanks to Atatürk for this place...
  • Very nice place. .hIGHLY recoMMENded for natUre lover
  • Wonderful open-air museum. Take a day off here with your loved ones to relax and recharge. Walk among the thousands different kinds of trees.
  • This place like a forest.. No guides for the roads.. The entrance is paved and then the road is unpaved.. Too much mosquitoes and no flowers at all.. Only trees.. I didn't like the lake.. All the animals are hungry and need food to live.. I didn't recommend it at all.. I do not know why they cost 15TRY to enter this place!!

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