ALANYA: STONE SCULPTURES AT THE WATERFRONT
If you take a walk along the waterfront of Alanya you will be surprised about the number of stone sculptures which are set up for public viewing. In the city square of Alanya a monument and a sculpture of the first President of Turkey, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk is set up. He was Turkish army officer, revolutionary, and the founder of the Republic of Turkey. He was serving as President from 1923 until his death in 1938. The policy of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk became known as Kemalism. Ataturk means " Father of the Turks". He is commemorated by many memorials throughout Turkey.
President Mustafa Kemal Ataturk.