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Turkish militaria in Ankara


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Merhaba,

I am in Ankara. Lets have a lunch together. Please check your GMIC mail for details.

There are several Museums in Ankara. But for Military History IMO there are 2 places to visit:

First Atatürk's Mausoleum (Anıtkabir) where you can also visit the museum.

http://www.ataturktoday.com/Anitkabir.htm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/An%C4%B1tkabir

The second interesting place is Museum of the War of Independence (1st Parliament Building)

There are some shops dealing with medals, orders etc. They do not sell weapons or uniforms. Actually it is forbidden to take old medals etc. outside of Turkey. Be careful.

In Cappadocia

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cappadocia

there are some shops in URGUP and ORTAHISAR and other places, but if you don't really know what you are buying then don't but for that cheap price which you bargained for. I suggest take an air balloon tour early in the morning and after visiting he churches in the area you must see one of the Underground cities in KAYMAKLI or DERINKUYU which were created by the early Christians who were hiding from the Romans.

I hope you enjoy your trip,

regards and a happy new year

Demir

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