Built in Istanbul's Asian side near the Martyrs Bridge, the museum preserves the sacrifice of 251 Turks who stopped a coup, which is now remembered as Democracy and National Unity Day.
Istanbul hosts transcontinental marathon to remember those who sacrificed their lives resisting the July 15 coup attempt in Turkey.
Last year's coup attempt in Turkey killed 249 and injured more than 2,000. As the anniversary approaches, TRT World brings you two stories from Istanbul's Cengelkoy neighbourhood, where residents took to the streets that night.
Turkey's president and prime minister visited the graves of those killed in an attempted coup in July last year, as part of the nationwide commemoration of the event.
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