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CANAKKALE TOUR (Half Day)

Tour Code: CNKDAILYP181 | Private Tours | Duration: 4 hours | Departure: Everyday

Highlights: The Archaeological museum of Canakkale – Naval Museum – Ottoman minelayer Nusrat -The clock tower – Trojan Horse

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You can be picked up from the Canakkale airport, Canakkale Hotel , Canakkale Marina or even the Canakkale  cruise ship port. Your Canakkale guide will hold up a sign with your name on it so you can easily find your way to the correct tour bus.  Your Canakkale tour will take approximately 7 hours and after will drive you back to your Canakkale hotel , Canakkale Marina , Canakkale airport or Canakkale harbour in Turkey.

Our tour will begin with a visit to the Archaeological museum of Canakkale. Canakkale has a fantastic archaeological museum with many objects distributed in 5 different halls and it displays archaelogical items from Troy, Dardanos, Assos and Bozcaada with mythological figures that were discovered during excavations near Biga and Can. And then after the Museum we will go to The Naval Museum in Cimenlik park, it is a first class military museum with different exhibitions areas spread over the grounds of the park.  Next to the Naval Museum is a replica of the 365-ton Ottoman minelayer Nusrat, Nusrat saving the day against invading British warships during the sea offensive. After the war the underappreciated Nusrat was used as a lowly freight carrier and finally capsized in April 1990. Once you have taken in the sights and sounds that surround you, your tour guide will give  you approx one hour free time so you can take a stroll at your own leisure around or relax and have some refreshments in the Hystorical Mirror Bazaar, (Shopping and lunch break). After lunchtime we will walk along the historical Yali streets, these streets are also known as the ‘’ Lower Market’’ of the historical shopping area, shops and homes here have been restored to their original architecture. The clock tower that is one of the major symbols of the city. Emili Vitali, an İtalian tradesman and honorary consul of the time built the clock back in 1897, there is a clock face on all four sides of the tower and it was also built from local Ayvalik stone, the square shaped tower narrows slightly as it rises. Also there is a public fountain beneath that was built in 1889 by a wealthy Jewish resident of the town called Halyo, the Clock tower now acts as one of the symbols of Canakkale. Vitalis who died in Nice, France, wanted a watersystemand a clock tower to be built in Canakkale with his wealth amounting to 10,000 French gold pieces. Then we will make a visit to see The Trojan Horse replica, The trojan Horse is a tale from the Trojan War, after a fruitless 10-year siege, the Greeks constructed a huge wooden horse and hid a large selection of men inside, the Greeks pretended to sail away but was actually in hiding nearby, and the Trojans pulled the horse into their city as a victory trophy. That night the Greek forces crept out of the horse and opened the gates for the rest of the Greek army. The Greeks entered and destroyed the entire city of Troy decisively ending the war.

After  you have taken in the sights you will be given approx one hour free time to stroll at your leisure or relax and have some refreshments in the cafe nearby. When the tour has finished you will then be driven back to your drop off points.

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What is included

What’s Included
Private Professional Licenced English Speaking Tour Guide.
(You can ask for other language options ).
Private Deluxe A/C VIP Vehicle.
Parking Fees of vehicle
Pick up From Canakkale Harbor, Canakkale Airport, Canakkale Hotel
Drop off to Canakkale Harbor, Canakkale Airport, Canakkale Hotel

What’s Not Included
Gratuities to the guide and driver (Optional).
Lunch & beverages.
Personal expenses.

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