Troy is an ancient city in western Turkey that is believed to have been the site of the Trojan War, as described in Homer’s epic poem, the Iliad. The city is located in the northwestern region of Anatolia, near the Dardanelles strait that separates Europe and Asia.
Archaeological evidence suggests that Troy was occupied by different civilizations for nearly 4,000 years, starting from the Bronze Age. The city was destroyed and rebuilt several times, and the ruins visible today are from the late Bronze Age to the Hellenistic period.
The most famous feature of the site is the legendary Trojan Horse, which is said to have been used by the Greeks to infiltrate and conquer the city. Although there is no evidence to prove the existence of the Trojan Horse, it remains an iconic symbol of the Trojan War and is often depicted in literature and art.
Other important ruins at the site include the walls of Troy, which were built in various periods and are believed to have been used for defense; the palace of King Priam, which is mentioned in the Iliad; and the ancient theater, which could accommodate up to 5,000 spectators.
Today, Troy is a popular tourist destination and a UNESCO World Heritage site. Visitors can explore the ruins of the ancient city and learn about its history and culture at the Troy Museum. The nearby city of Canakkale offers a range of accommodations and restaurants for tourists, as well as access to other nearby attractions such as the Gallipoli peninsula. You can contact us to get more information about our tours and also we are able to help you in Spanish language.Share this tour