Fodor's Expert Review Atatürk Museum

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The soldier and statesman who established the Republic of Turkey and became its president, Atatürk (Mustafa Kemal) was born here in 1881. He participated in the city's Young Turk Movement, which eventually led to the collapse of the sultanate and the formation of the modern Turkish state. About eight blocks east of the Ayios Dimitrios church, the modest pink house is decorated in Ottoman style. It has been turned into a museum, with personal items and documents of Turkey's founding father.

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Apostolou Pavlou 17 and Isaia St.
Thessaloniki, Central Macedonia  54634, Greece

2310-248452

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