Deputy Prime Minister Mihai Fifor said on Tuesday evening in a speech before the Mausoleum in Marasesti, where events dedicated to the memory of the WWI heroes were held, that their sacrifice was not in vain and that it is our responsibility to bequeath to the next generations a united, independent and sovereign country.
A project prepared by the Culture and Tourism Ministry to transform the area of the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus, considered one of the Seven Wonders of the World, into an open air museum, was presented at a meeting on July 14.
Some fragments of the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus may have been smuggled to the British Museum in 1857, but the 2,000-year-old structure's ruins in the Aegean city of Bodrum have been drawing many visitors.
A council has recommended that visits to the battlegrounds of Gallipoli and Anıtkabir, the mausoleum of Turkey’s founding father Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, should be made mandatory for all Turkish schoolchildren.
I attended a banquet the other evening within the framework of the Bodrum International Mausoleum Workshop held in Bodrum, in the southwestern province of Muğla. The talk of the evening was the restitution project of King Mausolus' tomb that is listed as one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.