TURKIY CITY: Chanakkale

The goal of the Aegean coast is considered a small town Chanakkale (CanakKale), lying opposite Egeabad in the narrowest place of the Dardanella Strait. The name of the city translates quite unusual – "Castle of clay dishes", What reflects the long-standing glory of his craftsmen.

  • Coastal Square
  • Fortress Chimenlik
  • Trojan horse
  • Archaeological Museum


Cities of Turkey Chanakkale

In addition to numerous gonchar shops, it’s worth a visit to the park and the fortress Chimenlik (XV B., Open daily from 9.00 to 22.00, free), located nearby Military Museum Cities (open daily, except Monday and Thursday, from 9.00 to 12.00 and from 13.30 to 17.00, entrance – 2 TRY), Fort Kilitbahir (It was he who played a fateful role in the fate of the Anglo-French squadron during the Dardanelle operation), not bad Archaeological Museum (open daily, except Monday and Thursday, from 8.30 to 12.00 and from 13.00 to 17.00, input – 2 try) Well, and, of course, walk along a sympathetic embankment of the city, built of a variety of cafes and restaurants.

In the coastal park Murabin, north of the ferry terminal, installed and accurate copy of the Trojan horse, made in 2004 for the film "Troy".

From the urban berth regularly leave boats to the island Goekcheada (Gokceada), Bozdjaada (Bozcaada) and Alibey (Alibey), considered a good place for short trips and relaxing by the sea.

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