Short description: Troya National Park, which is 30 km from Çanakkale Center and 15 km from Güzelyalı, is one of the most famous archaeological sites in the world with its 5000-year history.
Historical and touristic importance of the route: The city of Troy has a very deep history dating back to 3000 BC and is one of the most developed civilizations of the period. As Homer states in the Iliad, Troy has been the symbol of the struggle between east and west throughout history. Troy and Iliad inspired many leaders who changed the destiny of the world, from the Persian Emperor Xerxes to the Macedonian King Alexander the Great, from Mehmet the Conqueror to Mustafa Kemal Atatürk. Troy is a great civilization where 9 cities were founded in a row. The Ancient City of Troy was included in the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1998
One of the best contemporary archeology museums in the world, the Troy Museum, which is a finalist for the year museum award in Europe, is an extraordinary and very important museum in our country.
Within the museum, there are many works related to the ancient period of Troy National Park. It also attracts attention with its special and interactive applications for children. The museum visit starts as you descend from the ramp. Different layers of Troy in the niches on the walls of the ramp; It is depicted with tombstones, large sculptures, stage animations and large photographs. In order to provide an orientation to the visitor before the ongoing exhibition floors in the circulation band, which is the entrance area of the museum and about Troas and its surroundings; Terms such as archaeological and archaeometric dating methods, “neolithic, chalcolithic, bronze age, iron age, mound, restoration, conservation” are conveyed through diagrams, drawings, texts and interactive methods. In the museum, along with visual graphic designs, the diorama (modeling the moment or story in three dimensions with the help of light games) is explained with the touch screen and animations with the exhibition.
The city of Troy, which has a history of 5000 years, is a very important museum for those who want to have detailed information about its history and layers. It is one of the contemporary archeology museums with special applications for children and interactive applications.
You can see the ancient city of Troy, which has a history of 5000 years and is one of the most developed civilizations of its period.
Troy is one of the most famous ancient cities in the world. The 9 layers seen in Troy show an uninterrupted time of more than 3000 years and enable us to follow the civilizations settled in this unique geography where Anatolia, the Aegean and the Balkans meet. The earliest settlement floor in Troy BC. It is dated to the early Bronze Age with 3000-2500, then the Troy layers, which are constantly inhabited, are from BC. 85 - M.S. It ends with the Roman Period, which is dated to the 8th century. Due to its geographical location, Troy has always played a very important role in terms of the commercial and cultural connections of the civilizations that ruled here with other regions. Troy also serves as a reference for other archaeological sites in Europe and the Aegean with its continuous stratification. Excavations are still ongoing in this magnificent archaeological city, which was first excavated in 1871 by Heinrich Schliemann, later by W. Dörpfeld, C.W Blegen.
At the ruins of Troy, you can visit the walls of the ancient city, the remains of the senate house, the old settlements, altar stones and the amphitheater, see the replica of the Troy horse and have detailed information about the city of Troy.
Troy Ruins is 500 meters from the Troy Museum, 30 km from Çanakkale Center and 15 km from Güzelyalı. You can come with your private car or Tevfikiye minibuses, or you can go on private or regular tours with a guide.
Tevfikiye village, which is the Troy Archeo-Village, which was rehabilitated with the contributions of OPET within the framework of the Year of Troy in 2018, carries traces of the life of Troy
The main street between Tevfikiye Archeo-Village and the Troy Museum, the buildings located there and the outer areas have been rehabilitated by OPET. The Village Square is also a square where the heroes of Troy take place. There is also an exact example of a living space used in the time of Troy in the village square. In the cafes around the village square, you can taste Troy dessert, which is a reinterpretation of Globus dessert from ancient times. There are many souvenir shops and eating and drinking spots here.
The Çıplak Village, which was transformed into an Ethno-Village with the contributions of OPET, is 500 meters from the Troy Museum. The village reflects the Ottoman Culture.
The main axis of the works carried out with the contributions of OPET in the Çıplak Village, which reflects different historical and cultural layers of Anatolia; He created the concept of "Ethno-village" derived from the word ethnography, a branch of science dealing with human-made cultural elements. Çıplak Village is an important village dating back to the Ottoman period and reflecting the Ottoman culture. There is also the house of Heinrich Schliemann, who stole the treasures of Troy while he was excavating Troy. At the same time, some houses in this region were rehabilitated and turned into museum houses explaining their roles in the War of Independence. Numerous art works outside the buildings ensure a pleasant visit within the village.
You will travel in time as you visit the village, which is a cultural heritage from the Ottoman Empire to the War of Independence and the Republic period.
Troy National Park is an area with a large number of ancient settlements with 12 tourist attractions. It is one of them in Yeniköy. Having a very beautiful beach, Yeniköy is also the place where the tumulus of Achilles, one of the heroes of the Troy period, is located. There is a beautiful recreation area, a picnic area and a very beautiful beach where you can swim in the place where Yeniköy beach is.
The touristic importance of the event
In Yeniköy, you can swim on the beach, relax in the promenade and see the tumulus of Akhilleus. There is also a children's playground for families with children.