Gallipoli Peninsula Historical National Park has the stories, buildings, and martyrs reminiscent of the Dardanelles Battle between the Allied Powers and the Ottoman Army during the First World War. Covering an area of 33,500 hectares and being very popular among the places to visit in Canakkale, the national park welcomes thousands of visitors every year. The region, which was declared as a national park in 1973, keeps the traces of those periods alive with monuments, museums, and martyrs commemorating the martyrs who passed away during the Dardanelles battle, and enables them to reach to future generations.Read More...
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The Gallipoli Peninsula Historical National Park comes to mind when someone says Gallipoli. You can visit the martyrdoms in the national park, which is visited by approximately three million people throughout the year, and examine the monuments and historical sites closely. If you want to visit the national park in more detail, you can take the tours from both Çanakkale and Gallipoli. Both in Turkey and also the world’s largest Mevlevi Lodge should be on your list. If you like to visit the museum, you can also visit the Gallipoli Battle Museum and the Piri Reis Museum. The clear waters of the Saros Gulf await you to relax.
The exact location of the Gallipoli Castle in Gelibolu district center is unknown. According to Greek historians, Gallipoli Castle is claimed to have been built by King Flikos. From the account of Evliya Çelebi, Gallipoli Castle is a fortress with six corners and 70 towers built on steep and sharp rocks. The castle, which had undergone numerous repairs during the Byzantine period, was repaired during the Ottoman period. Gallipoli Castle consisted of towers and two artificial ports at certain points. When we look at the structure of the tower, it is understood that its material and technique belong to the Ottoman period.
Gallipoli Mevlevi Lodge, which was built by Azade Mehmet Dede and his dervishes in 1671, is known as the largest Mevlevi Lodge of the world. Gallipoli Mevlevi Lodge, which has a history of 400 years, was repaired during the period of Selim II between 1566-1574. In 1994, it was restored and restored by the General Directorate of Foundations and took its final form. Whirling Dervish shows are also held at Gallipoli Mevlevi Lodge.
The Hallac-i Mansur mausoleum is located on the Fener Road in the Gelibolu district center. There are two graves inside the tomb. It is not known who they are. One of the graves belongs to the woman. The mausoleum, which was previously neglected, was repaired in 1971 and in 2007 and today it has been restored. Hallac-ı Mansur was killed in Baghdad because of his unique beliefs in the Islamic religion. The tomb is in Baghdad. But there are Hallac-i Mansur authorities in different places. The tomb in Gallipoli is one of seven.
Gallipoli War Museum is located in the center of Gelibolu district was opened to visitors on 16 June 2017. The Gallipoli War Museum was established to reflect the stories of the events and the traces of the war in the Çanakkale Victory, where the greatest heroic epics in history are experienced. After the Çanakkale War, more than 7000 items were collected and brought to the Gallipoli War Museum for 15 years. Among the items exhibited in the museum are historical items such as bombs, weapons, letters, bottles.