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Ataturk Pavilion


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Ataturk Pavilion was built as a summer pavilion by Konstantin Kabayanitis in a small pine grove on the ridge of Soğuksu dominating Trabzon in the early 19th century. The four-storey building with the Western Renaissance influences was built out of stone and built in an Art Nouveau style with its elegant decorations and curves. The colorful flowers in the garden, surrounded by a beautiful landscape architecture, further enhance the beautiful structure. Konstantin Kabayanitis is subject to forced migration in accordance with the Treaty of Lausanne in 1923 and goes to his own country, namely Greece.

Ataturk Pavilion is a symbol of the city. It’s located in south-west on the hill of Soğuksu. The pavilion was built by a Greek named Konstantin Kabayanidis in 1903 and became the headquarters of the Russians during the occupation of 1916-1918. After the proclamation of the Republic, he came to Trabzon on the morning of September 15, 1924 at 11:00 in the scope of the great homeland trip of Atatürk by the name of Autumn Trip. Ataturk was greeted with enthusiasm by the people of Trabzon. Atatürk first visited the Municipality, and the pavilion in Soğuksu in the afternoon was laid and rested. When Atatürk honored Trabzon for the first time on September 15-17, 1924, he and his wife Latife Hanim and his close friends stayed in the pavilion organized as Trabzon Museum.

Trabzon Atatürk Köşkü Oturma Salonu

Ataturk Pavilion was the property of the Special Administration after the proclamation of the Republic. Nowadays, it has a lovely pool in its garden, surrounded by pine trees, with a beautiful sea view, looks like a cotton-white building. The pavilion with four floors, the interior facade and the tiles were designed with the technique of Bağdadi. Tiles are used in floors and the ceilings are made of empirical plaster. The water and heat installation is furnished with the advanced technology of the time. On the lower floor of the building there is a small bath with winding heating system. There are a hall in the middle of the first floor and several rooms arranged around it.

On Monday, September 15, 1924, on the wall in the middle of the hall with a billiard, the feast was given to Trabzon Municipality by the Mayor Kazazoğlu Hüseyin Efendi. In addition, pictures of Atatürk’s arrival in Trabzon were exhibited. In the guest room, amphitheater seating sets, China vases and figurines were exhibited in a showcase. Other rooms have dinnerware, an old radio, original shelves, and the kitchen has crystal and antique porcelain dinnerware. On the second floor there is a wooden staircase, rooms for the guard, a bathroom and a bedroom. In the bedroom, there are flags that symbolize the Turkish states in history with a bed, a study table and a map that Atatürk had laid.

Trabzon Atatürk Köşkü

After the proclamation of the Republic, the property of the pavilion has been turned into a treasure and was given to him during his visit to Trabzon on September 15, 1924. During his visits to Trabzon in 1930 and 1937, Atatürk stayed at the Ataturk Pavilion and wrote a part of his will. Atatürk in Trabzon’s Pavilion in his nation, saying: “Human beings should be in a spiritual personality. Property and property give me weight. I am relieved to give them to my nation. Dolayı For an unknown reason, the Köşk in Soğuksu is not on the list of the gifts which are presented to the Turkish nation.

After the death of Atatürk, the Kiosk was transferred to Makbule Boysan by his legal successor, brother of the Civil Law Court of Ankara dated 7.12.1938 and numbered 938/2509 and numbered 1627. The acquisition of the pavilion from the Municipality of Trabzon by Makbule Boysan in order to be transformed into a museum was carried out with the decision of Law No. 476/284 dated 6.8.1942 of the Trabzon Law Court. 10.000 TL was paid to the Ziraat Bank on behalf of Makbule Boysan with a receipt of 673 dated 30.3.1943.

Atatürk Köşkü MerdivenlerOn the evening of his visit to Trabzon, in the lower floor of the Pavilion, Mayor of Trabzon Kazazoğlu Hüseyin gave a speech in honor of Atatürk. In response to this speech, Atatürk said, “Lord, I saw almost all the people of Trabzon as a mass of intimacy. I have seen ages in the eyes of women, children and elders, said and thanked the people of Trabzon.

In addition, Atatürk orders the suppression of the Dersim Rebellion during his stay in the Pavilion, and not only does it follow with the order, but he also tickers what to do on the map. You can still see those signs on the map at the Atatürk Pavilion.

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After the death of Atatürk, the Municipality of Trabzon nationalized the pavilion and decided to open the Atatürk pavilion from 1964 to the Atatürk Museum. Atatürk’s objects and photographs are on display. The small hall on the right is equipped with photographs of Atatürk’s life and visits to Trabzon. In the adjoining room there are sofas and armchairs where Atatürk rests. The other room is furnished as a dining hall. In the museum, furniture, porcelain, carpets, etc. belong to the end of 19th century and 20th century. There are 344 ethnographic paintings consisting of paintings belonging to Atatürk and Atatürk. On the third floor of the pavilion, there is a bedroom, a bathroom, a living room, a study hall allocated to Atatürk.


Today, Ataturk Pavilion is known as one of the most beautiful houses of Trabzon with its flowered garden and it is open to visitors until 19:00, 7 days a week. Atatürk as a piece of respect for both respect and visit this unique beauty of your personal vehicle outside the Trabzon Metropolitan Municipality Pavillion Buses and taxis can provide. We recommend you to visit this pavilion during the Trabzon tour.

The entrance fee for Trabzon Ataturk Pavilion is 5 Turkish Lira as of 2017, which is 8-10 minutes away from the city center by car. Trabzon Ataturk Pavilion entrance hours Winter days between October 15 – April 15 between the hours of 08:00 – 17:00 hours you can visit. With the start of the tourism season between April 15 – October 15 between the hours of 08:00 – 19:00 is possible to visit.


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