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Monday, November 17, 2014

The Süleyman Demirel Democracy and Development Museum

Antalya City Blog visited the Süleyman Demirel Democracy and Development Museum in the province of Isparta. 

Who is Süleyman Demirel? 
Süleyman Demirel (born 1 November 1924) is a Turkish politician and statesman, who served as Prime Minister of Turkey seven times between the years 1965–1993. He was the ninth President of Turkey from 1993 to 2000.

DemireHouse Museum (1920):

Demirel home of the family, are examples of Anatolia Residential Architecture. Was built in 1920. The house was used until 1979. Today has been restored according to the original, is used as an ethnographic museum.

The building’s eight domes are also symbolic, with seven of them representing his periods as prime minister and with the largest dome representing the veteran politician’s time as president.

First Lady: Nazmiye Demirel

Şehriban Hatun Mosque

Süleyman Demirel Library

The museum includes displays of 46,000 books, 7,000 gifts given to Demirel, 32,000 newspapers and magazines, 500 pieces of clothing and a total of 6 million documents. 

The Süleyman Demirel Democracy and Development Museum

The museum, built by the ninth president’s brother, businessman Şevket Demirel, covers an area of 17,000 square meters. The building’s construction started in 1994 and approximately 40 million Turkish Liras have been spent on the project.

The Süleyman Demirel Democracy and Development Museum is in his home İslamköy village in Isparta province. The museum is 150km away from Antalya airport, 45km from Isparta Airport, and 24 km from the city center of Isparta.

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Antalya City Blog visits Myra

Antalya City Blog visited Myra and took some photos for you!

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Sunday, September 14, 2014

Don't Miss The 5th Antalya Konyaalti Book Fair

The 5th Antalya Konyaaltı Book Fair will be held at the Glass Pyramid Sabancı Congress and Exhibition Center between 19-28 September 2014.

The fair’s motto is “Everything about the book”. All sorts of books were available in the Konyaaltı Book Fair.

Glass Pyramid Sabancı Congress and Exhibition Center
100. Yıl Bulvarı Atatürk Culture Park / Antalya
(0242) 238 54 44

The 12th International Alanya Jazz Days

Each year, eagerly awaited by lovers of Jazz, Alanya Jazz Days, are becoming more and more corporate frequently with the support of the Municipality of Alanya.

This year, Alanya Jazz Days will take place for the 12th time. As every year, concerts will be at Alanya's historic Red Tower and free.

Jazz Days will be held between September 18 and September 21.

Here are the 12 International Alanya Jazz Days Program:

18 September 2014
Kerem Görsev Trio ft. Ernie Watts
Special Guest:Elif Çağlar Muslu
19 September 2014Giedre & Jazz Miniatures
20 September 2014Dominic Miller Band
21 September 2014
Daumants Klanins Jazz Quintet
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