Florya Ataturk Marine Mansion, Istanbul

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Florya Atatürk Marine Mansion, is a historic presidential residence located offshore in the Sea of Marmara in the Florya neighborhood of the Bakırköy district in Istanbul, Turkey.It was built in 1935 by the municipality of Istanbul, for Mustafa Kemal Atatürk's recreational use. The building is a historic house museum today.ArchitectureDesigned in the Bauhaus style by architect Seyfi Arkan, who was given the commission in 1935 by the municipality of Istanbul, the mansion was completed on August 14 the same year, and was gifted to Atatürk.The building is constructed on steel piles driven into the seabed and is connected to the sandy beach about 70m away with a wooden pier. The L-shaped, one-floor mansion consists of a reception hall, a reading room, bedrooms and bathroom. There are also service and staff rooms at the complex. The total area covered by the mansion including the pier is 602m2.A grove was created in the yard of the ruined Agios Stefanos Monastery as the garden for the mansion on Atatürk's taking possession. This grove is called "Florya Atatürk Grove" (Florya Atatürk Korusu) and is today a public park. The mansion is considered an example of the "Turkish Early Republican architecture".HistoryDuring the period he stayed at Dolmabahçe Palace, Atatürk came to the mansion by boat and enjoyed swimming surrounded by local people. He used the mansion for the last three years of his life as a summer office as well as for recreation. In 1936, he stayed from June 6 until July 28 at the mansion. His last stay was on May 28, 1938, about six months before his death.
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  • August 16, 2017
    Like everything else in this place, which is impressive in Atatürk. Self catering holiday mansion built on the sea. Atatürk used in appliances, furniture, spiritual daughter you can see Ülkünün's room. Also personal items are also available. Taşımasıda traces of the period was particularly impressive things.
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  • June 22, 2017
    Florya Ataturk Sea Pavilion located at the entrance of the person actually being polite and a summary of the qualifications of this place. Pension and a nice restaurant inside but you need to be a guest to eat. There's a nice beach, a park, but the beach upkeep. Order tickets to his Cabinet deserted and white painted iron rust flaking paint, iron face. Despite this, the unique atmosphere and architecture made it into the sea, thanks to the mix of blue and white to create a pleasant weather. There are also officials, even the ones who were in the building itself, calm down. Entry fee is almost free. But if you don't see inside there's not much you're going to regret. A few young men with the history of the mansion and you can read other interesting dialogue between the sheets, a boat used in the summer, Ataturk, remains of the Disaster and guests rooms Believe. The most interesting of the exhibition as well as Ataturk with seat scale, strange shower system with a fashion sense and quite original bathing suit with hat. If you go away, it will leave your mouth open in great expectations or things do not go to see. A proud, old classy and determined to be a witness to the atmosphere; today's indifferent, undecided and outstanding atmosphere ideal to compare with.
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  • February 23, 2017
    The Museum is closed on Mondays. Florya Ataturk, at least while he finds some peace over mansion. The Chateau also made public the Atatürk Forest Florya protect gezebile down. Are you the arabınızla train or bus gelebilri
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  • Atatürk made over the sea to the Pavilion serves as the Museum is. Date: Florya coast, according to ancient sources 17. century, then that name up to beautiful villages in the Yeşilköy is also where the ornamental with tubes. Just beyond the Church and a sanctuary, Holy spring with Kalatarya region and it was at Filurya near Sultan bah versions. in the 18th century, "the Sultan's Palace, garden and Filoriye garden contained a sweet juice," understood from that time in the region see layout it is possible to speak of an Ottoman. prior to the 19th century and is often also a fishing itself that position apparently Florya and surroundings of the Ottoman State's last four level moisture is handled in terms of urban design with built in railway and in the early years of the Republican period the interest here are even more with Ataturk, win. 230 acres of forest in the dry lur and over time becomes a summer recreation centre, Florya,. Florya coast often increasingly listened to Atatürk health ka vuşa, municipality of İstanbul in 1935 by projecting the mansion to be built on the beach for the competition. The selected design, architect Seyfi Arkan by, found widespread application in Europe of the period architecture will be treated in the Bauhaus style. Resting place is designed as building group; Ataturk Yaverlik buildings, General Secretary and Kola Ku today has disappeared with the white, blue and Red Pavilion. 14 August 1935 exposed mansion, just rest me didn't use as a place of Atatürk, during his stay in İstanbul, in the Affairs of the State has directed here when za man, political and organizing scientific meetings, among them the King of England VIII. Edward and Madame Simp last including some important guests here. Kiosk, Ataturk by finally on May 28, 1938, used, then the presidential summer residence as İsmet Inonu, Ce lal Bakhsh, Cemal gursel, Cevdet Sunay, Fahri Korutürk and Kenan Evren served in. 16 September 1988 Presidential by PARLIAMENTARY Department of national palaces after the completion of the restoration of the transferred to the mansion, in 1993 as a visit from "Ataturk Museum" opens. The floor of the sea has been established upon the feet steels crashed and landed 90 metres in length connected by a bridge over the sea, Ataturk Sea Pavilion, whom he almost gives the impression of a floating ship. The simple façade stand out single-storey building located in the North entrance front Tower as a form c Dahl expression of geometry and aesthetics of architecture flow. On the planning of the Manor; the service, which is perpendicular to the shore staff rooms, bathroom and toilet; along the eastern flank is kori dorda, Ataturk's study room, bedroom, bath with Salon. Interior decoration; a mixture of walnuts and eyelet overlay library, Art deco-tempered music set and Kali multifunctional seat type furniture and lighting fixtures, simple, modern and original architectural lines of the mansion with the integrity it provides.
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  • A lovely little Museum, Ataturk's summer mansion. Car park available.
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