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Address: Kabatepe Mevki Eceabat Merkez, Eceabat, Gallipoli 17900, Turkey
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Gallipoli was the site of a major battle in World War I and this peninsula,...

Gallipoli was the site of a major battle in World War I and this peninsula, part of the Dardanelles, is still remembered as a major defeat for the Allied Forces—and a springboard for the future Turkish leader Mustafa Kemal. The beautiful, quiet park is dotted with memorials and other features; it is the site of a big annual memorial for the thousands of Australian and New Zealand forces who died here.

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The monument to the Anzac troops, cared for by the Turkish people

High overlooking the beach, and with the graves and inscribed names of so many soldiers who died in the conflict, this is a frequently visited site by Auzzies and Kiwis - but it... read more

Reviewed 21 January 2017
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Oakville, Canada
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Oakville, Canada
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Reviewed 21 January 2017

High overlooking the beach, and with the graves and inscribed names of so many soldiers who died in the conflict, this is a frequently visited site by Auzzies and Kiwis - but it should be by others too. Hundreds of thousands of casualties on all sides in WWI. Very well tended by the Turkish former adversaries. When we were there... More 

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Rhondda, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

I have to say it was very emotional , really opened my eyes to what people who have gone before us had to endure. Setting of graves/memorials gives you a very peaceful feeling we had a car so was able to do it unrushed.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Two nations once at war. One invaded and one defended. Turkey has done a immensely wonderful act in protecting this peninsula to show both the sides of the battles fought here.

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Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

You are actually living the battle of Gallipoli. We had perfect guide with extensive historical and strategy knowledge, who guided us through all memorials. Stories about the soldier lives on both sides, way of fighting, tactics and mistakes of the soldiers ... one of the best tours

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Alice Springs, Australia
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

The whole National Park highlights the tragedies of war. A once historic place of horror, is now a place of honour. From courage and significant casualties, grew a significant place of commemoration. With past heroism, to present heartbreak. From ravage and rivalry, to roses and remembrance. The magnitude of what transpired here, will never be forgotten. A tour through Gallipoli... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

This area with all its cemeteries is a sad reminder of the ravages of war. But what were the turks to do other than defend their homeland against the aggressors who paid a heavy price here. The national park park with its sea views and beaches is actually a nice place if it was not for the war. To me... More 

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Farnborough
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Would recommend a car to travel around the area. You will just happen upon the many memorials and cemeteries. A fascinating the moving reminder of WW1 history from 1915.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 12 October 2016

No matter if you are Turkish/Anzac or whatever, this place should be visited for ona full day trip tour at least.. To remember the spent lives for defend their homeland, Also for feeling the tragedy for the people whom spent their lives here without knowing what they are fighting for.. Yesterday, they were fighters.. Today they are brothers that sleeping... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

What a moving place. War highlights the stupidity of the senior officers like landing in the wrong place because they did not take water currents into consideration. Well worth visiting the park and viewing it from both sides.

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Wales UK
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Reviewed 14 August 2016

The Gallipoli National Historic Park spans the Gallipoli Peninsula and encompasses the main battle sites. It was here on 25 April 1915 that British, Australian, New Zealand and Indian troops landed (with French troops landing at nearby Canakkale) to try to gain control of the Dardanelles during WWI. Nine months of ferocious fighting ensued that resulted in 130,000 deaths and... More 

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