Private Troy Tour from Canakkale Port with Private Guide
Visiting Troy and Archeological Museum
Ancient Troy has been immortalised by Homer's stories of King Priam, Hector, Paris and the beautiful Helen. Archaeological excavations carried out at various times have unearthed settlements, city walls, house foundations, temples and a theatre. Listed on the world heritage list, Troy has special importance in this area.
Finds considered as groundbreaking in the field of archaeology and the ancient remains of this city, located by the strait that separates the continents of Europe and Asia, are the heritage of a glorious past started in 3000 BC.Itinerary
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Troy (Truva), Tevfikiye Koyu, Intepe, Canakkale Turkey
When you arrive to the port of Canakkale, your private guide will be waiting to lead you to your own luxury vehicle, in which you can relax as your private shore excursion.
Depart from port of Kepez/Canakkale and 30 minutes drive. The tour will start at Hisarlik Hill. Learn about the mythology surrounding Troy, the Trojan Horse, which was recently renovated and Helen of Troy, as well as the history and discoveries of the archeological excavations initiated by the famous archeologist Heinrich Schliemann in 1870’s.
In Troy, nine cities have been discovered built one on top of the other dating back to 3500 B.C. The most important highlight of the site is the Trojan Horse and the most important character you will learn about is the Helen of Troy. You will also have plenty of information on the Trojan Wars most importantly the battle between Archilles and Paris, as well as the sacrificial Altars and the 3700 years old city walls. Houses of Troy I, (3000 B.C. – 2500 B.C.) The Bouleterium (Senate Building), The Odeon (Concert Hall), Famous Trojan Horse and Legendary Troy are some of the sites that you will explore. All information about Troy today basically derives from a book called “Illiada” written by Homer around the 6th century BC. In your visit to Troy, you will have the chance to learn all about the most exciting legends of mythology.
The tour will continue with a short drive to the Archeological Museum where you will have the chance to see the founding of Troy displayed in accordance with their period and extended history of the region. The tour will end with a drive back to the vessel during which you will have the opportunity to take scenic photos of the stunning panorama. After all the visits, you will turn back to port of Kepez/Canakkale
Duration: 4 hours
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Duración: 4 Hours
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