STEP INTO A WORLD OF MYTH AND LEGEND AMIDST THE RUINS AT TROY NATIONAL PARK, A UNESCO NATURAL AND CULTURAL HERITAGE SITE.
Some tips for your visit
• Stand where Greek soldiers once stood centuries ago inside the wooden Trojan Horse at the entrance.
• Discover to which period the different layers of settlement belong.
• Don’t miss the Temple of Athena as you explore the ruins.
• Savor the natural beauty along the section of Dardanelles (aka Hellespont) coast inside the National Park.
What: Ancient City and Nature Park
Where: Ezine in Çanakkale province
When: 3,000 B.C. -
8th century A.D.
Date added to UNESCO list: 1998
Beware gifts bearing disaster
The legend of the Trojan Horse has made the ancient city of Troy known around the world as well as being a popular subject of large-scale film productions. The arrival of a gift in the form of a wooden horse symbolizing plenty but actually filled with soldiers spelled disaster for the city.