Mustafa Kemal Atatürk

Hall of Honor

The great leader Atatürk is resting beneath the most important and magnificent place in the mausoleum known as the Hall of Honor. The ceiling and sides walls of twenty meter high Hall of Honor are covered with marble from Bilecik. The other types of marble on the ceiling and walls of the mausoleum come from various section of the country. The forty ton sarcophagus was brought from the Asmaniye region of Adana. This hall is the place where visitors, by far the Turkish nation and including foreign statesmen and their delegations, pay their respectst to Atatürk