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Troy (Truva)

Tevfikiye Koyu, Intepe, Canakkale, Turkey
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Site of the heroic siege in in Homer's Iliad, Troy (Truva in Turkish, Ilion in Greek) was excavated in the 1870s by Heinrich Schliemann. He uncovered civilizations dating back 5,000 years, including best-preserved Roman architecture. Explanatory materials at the site are limited, so visitors should bring a good history text or hire a guide.
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  • Very good38%
  • Average24%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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Tevfikiye Koyu, Intepe, Canakkale, Turkey
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you have no specific historical background, Troy is a great start. The ruines are made well accesible for everyone. If you are more experienced in history, it might dissapoint a bit, unless you take the time to discover it with a good handbook or...More

Thank DirkVos
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

City of Troy, this historical place lets you know about the civilizations lived, progressed on this land, took at least an hour to walk around the ruins although not so much left, but still gives you an idea. The horse gets the most attraction although...More

1  Thank Timucin T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For all the hype there was not a lot there Would give it a miss. There are better places to visit. Not a lot of information. Not much to see.

Thank schnubble
Reviewed 16 August 2017

A lot of history crammed into a relatively small area. The weather was inclement which spoiled things, but on a good day one could spend considerable time looking around the ruined walls and city - fascinating.

Thank cidermanSlough
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Our first stop in our group tour for the region of Canakkalae, the historical civilization of Troy made famous by countless stories and movies by the likes of Brad Pitt and Eric Bana. Entrance to the historical park is 25tl. And you greeted by a...More

2  Thank Mike C
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

An absolute must see. Far and beyond more than what we expected. But would recommend to do a tour with Hassel Free Tours

Thank Suzi R
Reviewed 29 June 2017

I have always had a deep love for Homer and the Bronze Age of Greece. Especially the Iliad and the Odysseys. As a former soldier, his description of Warriors is just timeless & spot on. But let us move on. If you are expecting some...More

1  Thank David L
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

You need to see this ancient town and take a enjoyable walk! The wooden horse .. is enormous.. and be careful when you get in it! The view while you are walking is really good! You can also take a good photos with ancient gowns!...More

1  Thank ina93kz
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Probably 1 of the favourite ancient cities in the world thanks to Homer. I actually had pretty low expectations going in as kept reading reviews saying there is almost nothing left. Well I disagree the ruins were a lot more substantial than I thought. I...More

1  Thank Robert C
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Personally, I really love history and Homer's Iliad so I was fascinated by having the opportunity to walk among the ruins of this magnificent part of our ancient history. That said, there's not a great deal to see there although the ruins are impressive in...More

Thank Whitechris1
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20 May 2015|
Response from Rosemary R | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we attended on a all inclusive Turkey coach tour and our tour director was very knowledgable. There are a lot of explanatory signs around the site that you can follow. I would suggest you read up on Troy via the web... More
11 April 2015|
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Response from yannoma | Reviewed this property |
hallo, i will suggest a taxi driver that one of the ship crew get for u, second give the taxi nr and driver nr to crew member arrange the fee in advance and pay when u are back safety, there is not much to see but u get all... More