Çanakkale Museum – Çanakkale

Çanakkale Museum is 3 km (1 mile) far to Çanakkale centurum. Founded 1936 in an old church and the building was later reconstructed in 1960. The museum later moved to the new building on Ataturk Caddesi in 1984. In the garden of the museum there are reliefs , headstones and tablets. In the museum , several…

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Çanakkale Military Museum – Çanakkale

Çanakkale Military Museum is 3 km (1 mile) far to Çanakkale centurum. Cimenlik Fortress , organized as Military Museum , was constructed by Fatih Sultan Mehmet in 1462 to control the Dardanelles Strait. In the museum there are displays of Ottoman era arms and military equipment , material and equipment from World War One as…

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Çanakkale Archeology Museum – Çanakkale

Çanakkale Archeology Museum is 3 km (1 mile) far to Çanakkale centurum. Çanakkale is a few kilometers east of the ruins of Troy, but it appears that few visitors of the ancient city also go to the museum. We were the only ones over there, and the guards had to switch on the light for…

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Çamyayla Atatürk Museum – Çanakkale

Çamyayla Atatürk Museum is 52 km (32 mile) far to Çanakkale centurum. Lieutenant Colonel Mustafa Kemal (Atatürk) who was the military Attache in Sofia had seen that The Ottoman Government inevitably was going to enter the World War One, had asked insistently from the Commander-in-Chief’s office to be appointed to an active duty. In return for…

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Bolayır Namık Grave – Çanakkale

Bolayır Namık Grave is 62 km (38 mile) far to Çanakkale centurum. Bolayır is a town in the Gelibolu district of Çanakkale Province, situated on the Gallipoli Peninsula in the European part of Turkey. The settlement was formerly a village. It received in 1958 the status of a town. According to the 2007 census, Bolayır’s…

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Bigali Castle – Çanakkale

Bigali Castle is 44 km (27 mile) far to Çanakkale centurum. The fortress in five kilometers to the north of Eceabat up the peninsula. Work on the fortification, which was no a real castle but a artillery emplacement and associated buildings,began in 1807, with the stones of Sestos quarried to provide contruction material. Open daily…

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Babakale Castle – Çanakkale

Babakale Castle is 106 km (65 mile) far to Çanakkale centurum. By issuing a ferman (Sultan’s decree) Sultan Ahmet III had announced that prisoners from the four corners of the country would be freed if they agreed to work in Bababurnu. The prisoners, by working flat out, finished the castle. For the public fountain they had…

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Australian, English, New Zeland monuments and War Graves – Çanakkale

Australian, English, New Zeland monuments and War Graves is 44 km (27 mile) far to Çanakkale centurum. During the Gallipoli campaign at Anzac many battlefield cemeteries were constructed. With war’s end in 1918 and the defeat of Turkey, British units were despatched to the Gallipoli peninsula where they began the task of locating cemeteries, marking…

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Assos Ruins – Çanakkale

Assos Ruins is 70 km (43 mile) far to Çanakkale centurum. Settlement in Assos begins at about 2000 B.C. At 1000 BC. Ancient city of Assos was established by the colonies that are migrating from Aegean Islands. It came under the rule of Lydian’s, and with their defeat, it was conquered by Persians. Around the years…

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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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