AACD 2016 (29 Sept-2 Oct)
International Conference: 10th Aegean Analytical Chemistry Days

Çanakkale

   

The province of Çanakkale lies in the northwest of Turkey on both sides of the Dardanelles (the ancient Hellespont), a strait which connects the Sea of Marmara to the Aegean Sea. Its shores touch both Europe and Asia
 

Çanakkale is the name of both the city and the province, which includes the legendary citadel of Troy, the ruins of Assos where the famous Temple of Athena was built, and the WW1 battlefields of Gallipoli  

 

 

 

Archaeologists say there are up to 200 ancient sites in this region, many still unexcavated, so it is possible you may be wandering among ruins thousands of years old without even knowing it! The most famous of the ancient cities is Troy. Çanakkale is the nearest major town to the site of ancient Troy. The "wooden horse" from the 2004 movie Troy is exhibited on the seafront.

 

 

Kilitbahir Castle

 

Çimenlik Castle

There are also many Ottoman structures still standing; castles, bridges, mosques, mansions and Turkish baths. In the villages and towns, centuries-old crafts, cooking and styles of dress can still be seen.


  

  


 


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