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You have many options to visit during Republic Day celebrations. In these cities, you can see the excitement of Republic Day. Ceremonies are held in every city for the Republic Day which is shown as one of the most important days of Türkiye.

Places to Feel the October 29 Spirit 

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Which Cities to Travel for October 29?

Here you can find three recommendation lists to join the celebration of the Republic Day of Türkiye. Millions of Turks both in Türkiye and in Europe celebrates this day with the ceremonies. 

1. Ankara

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Ankara is at the top of the list due to its historical role. The declaration of the Republic was held in Ankara in 1923. Türkiye's founder, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, the republic was proclaimed in his speech in parliament. The biggest ceremonies are held in Ankara. Here you can feel the spirit of the Republic Day.


2. İstanbul 

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Hundreds of celebrations are held in Istanbul, the biggest city of the country. There are concerts, exhibitions, marches and various activities in the celebrations in Istanbul. You can come to Istanbul to participate in Republic Day celebrations and then explore the city. It will be more fun than ever to explore the city in such a dynamic day.


3. İzmir 

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Welcome to the most enthusiastic city of the Republic Day. On October 29 you can see a Turkish flag in the window of almost every house. You can notice the happiness of Republic Day in people's eyes. After the celebrations, you can taste the famous dishes of Izmir and explore the city. For October 29, İzmir is a must-visit city.


4. Samsun 

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Samsun is a historical place where Mustafa Kemal Atatürk started the War of Independence. The Republic Day celebrations here have a special importance. In the celebrations in Samsun, you will see theater performances, exhibitions and concerts.


5. Amasya 


Amasya is another city that has an important place in the War of Independence. Celebrations are prepared with great care in the city where Mustafa Kemal Atatürk issued a statement targeting the independence. When you come to the city, its nature can fascinate you. Be careful!


6. Cologne 


Turks living abroad also doing celebrations on October 29. The most remarkable celebrations take place in Cologne. Because tens of thousands of Turks live here. You can take part in various activities where Turkish culture is shown and you can visit Cologne.


7. Hamburg 


You will see that thousands of Turks celebrate October 29th in Hamburg. You can attend Republic Day celebrations in the heart of Europe. You can also visit the historical monuments in the city. There are many treasures to discover in the city on the banks of the river Elbe!


8. Munich 


Another German city with celebrations is Munich. The Turks here organize various activities as in other cities. On the streets of Munich you can watch the enthusiasm of October 29.


Why is October 29, Republic Day of Türkiye is celebrated? 

On October 29, the Republic was declared. It is one of the most important days for Türkiye. After the War of Independence, the founder of the country, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk and his friends founded the Republic regime. Thus, the Republic of Türkiye took its place in the world history.  Today, Atatürk's struggle is remembered and events are organized for the respect of martyrs. At the same time, hundreds of concerts, exhibitions, culture and art activities are organized in different cities. The day celebrated in the whole country can be an interesting experience for people. 

When is Republic Day of Türkiye is celebrated? 

Republic Day is celebrated on October 29th of each year. In this day, official and civil ceremonies are held in different cities.

How is Republic Day of Türkiye is celebrated? 

Ankara 19 Mayıs Stadium at the grand ceremony is impressive shows. Military parades are highly appreciated. The events of October 29, 1923 are played with theater performances in front of historical buildings. In other cities, different activities are organized and October 29 is celebrated.

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