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 Gallipoili on the European shore.

The ancient city has little left for the visitor to witness other than Its atmosphere in the face of the stories connected with it. The castle mentioned by Xenophon at Kirmasti can be visited as can the house that Lord Byron-resided in during his short stay In Abydos, The ancient elm tree by the house is also to be found.

Open daily between 08:30-17:00

Address: Gelibolu – Çanakkale
Tel: +90.286.217 65 65
Admission: Free

*Ticket booths are closing 30 minutes or an hour before the museum closing time*

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