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Apollo Smintheion – Çanakkale

Apollo Smintheion is 97 km (60 mile) far to Çanakkale centurum. The first excavations on the site started in 1866. after a short period of digging the site was left for a long time. In 1971-73 the digging resumed but the temple was again forgotten until 1980. The sacred area of Simintheion was one of…

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Alexandria Troas – Çanakkale

Alexandria Troas is 47 km (29 mile) far to Çanakkale centurum. The candidate to be the capital of the Roman Empire: The first research on the site started in 1786. from the surface study the borders of the city was mapped out. The first excavation work started in 1996. The city was founded around the…

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Abydos Ruins – Çanakkale

Abydos Ruins is 45 km (27 mile) far to Çanakkale centurum.  The site of ancient Abydos, famous for the Legend of Leander, is located on the coast of north-western Anatolia, on the Dardanelle Straits or the Hellespont of antiquity, north of Canakkale. It is at the Turkish village of Nara looking across’the dark waters to…

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