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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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  • The summer house that built for Ataturk as a resting place during his sickness year. There are many photos of him, the genuine stuff, and modern decoration of the period. All original. There are rooms...  more »
  • We randomly discovered that there was a beach near where we stayed in Istanbul ( in search for a swimming place)...We stayed in Beyazit area, so we took the Tram towards Ataturk airport, from Kumkapi ...  more »
  • 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 place to be seen. People're welling up.
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  • A lovely little Museum, Ataturk's summer mansion. Car park available.
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