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Military Museum and Cimenlik Fortress
Military Museum and Cimenlik Fortress

Military Museum and Cimenlik Fortress

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Sights and Museums, History Museum, Historic Site, Landmark
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Fevzipaşa Mahallesi, 17100 Çanakkale Merkez/Çanakkale, Turkey
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Cimenlik Fortress, now houses the Military Museum, and was constructed by Fatih Sultan Mehmet in 1462 to control the Dardanelles Strait. In the museum there are displays of Ottoman era arms and ... Read more
military equipment, material and equipment from WWI, as well as copies of books and maps prepared by the famed Ottoman sailor and cartographer Piri Reis. An exact scale replica of the minelayer the Nusrat, which played a prominent part in the Gallipoli Campaign, is on display in the open garden of museum. The real Nusrat, which has recently been restored, is on display in a park in Mersin in the south of Turkey.

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This place is kind of a presentation of the honourable fight that Turks have come through during the WW1

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