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Daily Gallipoli Tour Istanbul

Daily Gallipoli Tour from Istanbul  is a full day group tour includes licenced  tour guide, lunch, museum tickets in tour program and hotel pick-drop off from city center hotels.

Daily Gallipoli Tour Istanbul

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Transfer: Yes
Location: Istanbul
Duration: Full Day

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Gallipoli Tour Istanbul

Tour Details:

Daily Gallipoli Tour from Istanbul  is a full day group tour includes licenced  tour guide, lunch, museum tickets in tour program and hotel pick-drop off from city center hotels.

We higly recommend Daily Gallipoli Tour if you didn’t visit Gallipoli in Turkey.

Tour Program:

  • Brighton Beach
  • Beach Cemetery
  • ANZAC Cove
  • Ariburnu Cemetery
  • ANZAC Commemorative Site
  • Respect to Mehmetcik Statue
  • Lone Pine Australian Memorial
  • Johnston’s Jolly(Turkish and Allied trenches and tunnels),
  • Turkish 57th Infantry Regiment Cemetery
  • The Nek
  • Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial

What is included?

  • Pick up-drop off from city center hotels
  • Licenced tour guide
  • Museum tickets in program
  • Lunch

What is not included?

  • Self expenses
  • Drinks
  • Tips

Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience, you will receive full refund.
  • When you cancel less than 24 hours before start time, you will not be refunded.
  • If you want any changes less than 24 hours before start time, it will not be accepted.
  • If the tour canceled due to poor weather, we will offer a different date or a full refund.

Gallipoli Day Tour from Istanbul

Gallipoli is a historical peninsula located in the northwestern part of Turkey, near the Dardanelles Strait. It gained worldwide recognition due to its significance during World War I. Here’s a brief overview:

World War I Campaign:
1. Allied Invasion: During World War I, the Allies, primarily British and French forces, launched a campaign to capture the Gallipoli Peninsula in 1915. The objective was to secure a sea route to the Russian Empire and open a new front against the Central Powers.

2. Ottoman Defense: The Ottoman Empire, aligned with the Central Powers, fiercely defended the Gallipoli Peninsula under the leadership of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, who later became the founder of modern Turkey.

3. Stalemate and Evacuation: The campaign, marked by trench warfare and harsh conditions, resulted in a prolonged stalemate. The Allies eventually decided to evacuate their forces in 1916, leading to significant casualties on both sides.

Significance:
1. Anzac Cove: Gallipoli is particularly associated with the landing of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) at Anzac Cove on April 25, 1915. The date is commemorated annually as Anzac Day in both Australia and New Zealand.

2. Military Strategies: The Gallipoli Campaign had a profound impact on military strategies, influencing future amphibious operations. It also played a role in the development of national identity for Australia and New Zealand.

Memorials and Cemeteries:
1. Çanakkale Martyrs’ Memorial: Located on the Gallipoli Peninsula, this Turkish memorial honors the Ottoman soldiers who defended the region during the campaign.

2. ANZAC Memorials: Numerous memorials, cemeteries, and monuments have been erected on the peninsula to commemorate the soldiers from Australia and New Zealand who lost their lives.

Tourism:
1. Historical Tours: Gallipoli has become a pilgrimage site for Australians and New Zealanders who visit to pay their respects to the fallen soldiers. Historical tours provide insights into the events of the Gallipoli Campaign.

2. Gallipoli National Park: The area is part of the Gallipoli National Park, preserving the historical landscape and providing visitors with a poignant reminder of the sacrifices made during the war.

Gallipoli’s historical significance extends beyond military history, symbolizing the resilience and sacrifice of those who participated in the campaign. The site serves as a solemn reminder of the human cost of war and has become an important destination for remembrance and reflection.