Kazım Karabekir Pasha's White Wagon is waiting for visitors: The White Wagon, which was gifted to the Corps Commander Kazım Karabekir by the Russian delegation after the Kars Treaty, is waiting for its visitors in Kars.
Following the Kars Treaty signed with Russia on 13 October 1921, the "White Wagon", which was gifted to Kazım Karabekir Pasha, the Commander of the 15th Corps of the time, by the Russian delegation, is waiting for its visitors in Kars.
The 13-meter-long wagon exhibited in the garden of the Kars Museum in the station neighborhood includes rest, dining, heating room and bathroom.
Culture and Tourism Manager Hakan Doğanay stated in his statement that Kars is a city that stands out with its historical monuments and that the city attracts many tourists throughout the year.
Stating that the wagon exhibited in the garden of the museum attracted the attention of visitors, Doğanay said, “The wagon was presented to Kazım Karabekir Pasha by the Russian delegation who came to Kars to sign the Treaty of Kars. The interior of the wagon is completely covered with wooden material and is very well protected. ”
Doganay, 4 stepped ladder to the car was told by stepping out, said:
“When you enter, a long corridor greets you. Inside the wagon, which consists of 4 sections, there is a resting room and a dining room belonging to Kazım Karabekir Pasha. In the rooms, there are photos of Kazım Karabekir Pasha and his family and some belongings of the pasha. There is also a heating boiler, which was used extensively in trains at that time. The heat coming out of here spreads to other rooms through pipes. Kazım Karabekir Pasha was using this wagon during his travels between Kars and Erzurum. ”
Doğanay noted that the wagon on the 15 meter rail can be visited free of charge by those concerned.
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