Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial, Gallipoli

Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial

  • Peninsula, Gallipoli, Turkey

The Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial, located in Gallipoli, Turkey, is a poignant tribute to the bravery and sacrifices of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force during the Gallipoli Campaign in World War I. Established on the summit of Chunuk Bair, the memorial commemorates the lives of over 850 New Zealand soldiers who fought valiantly but ultimately fell in the fierce battle to capture this strategic peak in August 1915. Adorned with an iconic bronze statue of a New Zealand soldier and inscriptions, the memorial offers a serene, reflective space for visitors to remember and honor the courage of those who served in one of history’s most challenging campaigns.