The Ancient City of Troy (Marmara, Turkey) Reviews
Description:The ruins of the ancient city of Troy in Marmara region of Turkey.
Newest Review: ... up and now the sea is approximately 2-3 miles away. Some parts of the settlement have been dated to between 2,500- 3,000BC. The site of Troy is not just of Troy but consists of nine different settlements built one on top of another. In recent times a German Archaeologist and Historian managed to dissect some of the layers of the different towns and discovered the outer defence walls of the ... more
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by - written on 06/08/11 (Very useful, 130 readings)
The ancient city of Troy. Most people will be familiar with the mythological story of Helen of Troy and I was looking forward to visiting the city of Troy or Troia as it is written in Turkish to try and put some of the story into some kind of perspective. The city of Troy is in the Canakkale area of Turkey approximately 15miles from the regional Capital of Canakkale near the tiny village of Hisarlik. There had been a settlement of some sort since the Bronze Age and became quite a prosperous town due to the sea shore coming quite close to the settlement. However over time it became silted up and now the sea is approximately 2-3 miles ... Read the complete review
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