Monument of Martyrs

Eceabat, Canakkale


The place people want to see the most when they visit Gallipoli Peninsula in Çanakkale is the Monument of Martyrs.

Located on Gallipoli Peninsula, on Hisarlık Hill next to Morto Bay at the tip of Dardanelles, Monument of Martyrs has come into service on 21st of August, 1960.

The monument was built in commemoration of 253.000 Turkish soldiers who lost their lives during Dardanelles Battle and its height is 41,7 meters and its width is 7,5 meters. Turkish Flag, which is made of mosaic, on the inner surface of the roof attracts great attention. There is a huge relief in the front side of the monument and there are also some symbolic graves.

To reach the Monument of Martyrs, where tourists who visit Gallipoli Peninsula show interest the most, you can use your own vehicle or you can prefer daily tours and routine minibuses that will take you to this special place.


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