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Eolya Guest House Ayvalık

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Bagbadem Holiday House Bozcaada

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Grandma's Farm Basiskele

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Kaldera Ayvacık

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Canakkale

Canakkale
Canakkale is known as the cradle of Troy , it was once the centre of civilisation in Assos ; full of monuments and graves in the Gallipoli Peninsula Historical National Parks; the most bloodiest of fights took place here during the Canakkale wars; it is where the Aegean and Marmara seas meet connecting Europe with Asia, and is now an important place for foreign tourism.

Districts of Canakkale

Çanakkale centre, Ayvacik , Bayramic , Bozcaada , Biga , Çan , Eceabat , Ezine , Gelibolu or Gallipoli , Gokceada , Lapeski and Yenice .

Getting to Canakkale by bus

There are bus and dolmus minibus rides available in the province that run from the main bus station in the city centre. (Bus Station Tel. No. 0286 217 1079/5109/1248).

Getting to Canakkale by ferry

There are direct ferry trips from Çanakkale to Gokceada and to get to Bozcaada from Çanakkale you take the ferry to Ezine-Geyikli and then to the port of Yüklük. (Port Tel. No. 0286 814 1263)

History of Çanakkale

The area holds the land on both sides of the Bosphoros strait and in ancient times was known as Hellespontos and Dardanel, and has had settlements here since the beginning of time. The first settlement was established in Troy in around 3,000 BC and has been ruled by Lydians, Persians, the Kingdom of Bergama, Romans, Byzantines and Ottomans.

Must do things in Çanakkale

• Visit Gallipoli • Trek on Kaz Mountain • Watch the sunset at Assos and attend the visual arts festival • Climb the wooden horse at Troy • Sample the delicious Bozcaada wines • Scuba dive in the bays of Gokceada  

Turkey Photos

Gocek

Dalaman

Zeugma Museum Gaziantep

Gokceada or Gokce Island

Sarigerme Beach Dalaman

Eskisehir

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Turkish Food Recipes

Pepper Dolma with Olive Oil - Rice & Pasta Dishes

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Mucver - Vegetable Mezes

Cold Meze

Swordfish on Skewers - Other Main Courses

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Envelope Shaped Cheese Pastries - Pastries

Tea Time Pastry

Lamb and Okra Stew - Red Meat Courses

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Fish Cooked in Milk - Other Main Courses

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