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Fevzi Cakmak Mansion





Çankaya, Ankara - TR



The historical Marshal Fevzi Çakmak Mansion was built between 1930-1932. The Historical Mansion is located in the commander's residences area within the Presidential Guard Regiment Command, adjacent to the Çankaya Mansion on Çankaya Street. Marshal Fevzi Çakmak, the first Minister of National Defense of the Republic of Turkey and the first chief of general staff of the Turkish Armed Forces during the Republic period, resided in the mansion between 1933 and 1950. The mansion was transferred to the Presidency by Fevzi Çakmak's heirs on July 3, 1969. The mansion was temporarily allocated to the Turkish Armed Forces General Staff on 6 November 1993 to be used as a guest house for high-ranking foreign military guests who will visit the Turkish Armed Forces. The mansion, which was restored in 1994, was registered by Ankara KTVKK with the decision numbered 3364 on 11 January 1994. The building, which has a rectangular plan with dimensions of 16mx13m, consists of a basement floor, ground floor, 1st floor and a terrace leading from the hexagonal shaped room on the attic. Detailed survey and restoration projects were prepared for the mansion by LAB Architecture in 2018. These projects are carried out by T.R. Ministry of Culture and Tourism Ankara Cultural and Natural Heritage Preservation Board and T.R. Approved by the Natural Assets Protection Boards of the Ministry of Environment and Urbanization.

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