Trail of Honour

Other Points of Interest

 

Çanakkale Sehitleri Aniti (Çanakkale Martyrs Memorial)
Morto Bay, Helles

This four-pillared monument standing Turkish Memmore than 40 metres high honours the defence of Gallipoli by Ottoman forces. It was completed in 1960, and a series of carved bas-relief friezes was added in 2002, depicting the battles for the straits in February and March 1915 and the land campaign which followed. Alongside it is a symbolic cemetery, created in 2007, which provides details of the birthplaces of some of those known to have perished in the fighting.

 

French Cemetery 
Morto Bay, Helles

The French forces at Gallipoli were French Cempart of the Corps Expéditionnaire d'Orient, which included French soldiers and African troops from colonial territories such as Algeria and Senegal. They were responsible for the sector on the eastern side of the Helles peninsula at Kereves Dere, around a kilometre to the north. This cemetery is the final resting place of 3,200 of these men, while four ossuaries hold the remains of as many as 12,000. It is located on a hill overlooking Morto Bay, literally 'Death Bay'.

 

Simulation and Information Centre for the Legend of Gallipoli
Kabatepe

Opened in 2012, this museumMuseum and virtual experience centre presents a Turkish account of the 'Legend of Gallipoli'. Headsets are available which provide narration in several languages including English, and exhibits include artefacts and weaponry from the battlefields.

 

 

 

More Cemeteries

Discover more of our cemeteries and memorials linked to the Gallipoli Campaign.

Discover the History

Learn about the history of the Gallipoli Campaign: March 1915 - January 1916.

CWGC in Gallipoli

Explore the Commonwealth War Graves Commission's commitment in Gallipoli.