Places to see in Canakkale are too many in number. That is why Canakkale is gifted with tourists. Canakkale is located on the Asian coast of Turkey. The city is known with its rich ancient history, myths, legends as well as modern history. When you visit Canakkale, you will have trouble finding things to and places too see around the city.
Cimenlik Castle was built in 1462. It was built to protect to city by Mehmet the Conqueror also known as Fatih Sultan Mehmet II. The castle is located on the Dardanelle’s narroweest point. There are two mosques and a park inside around the castle. Cimenlik castle was serving as a military museum. You can visit Cimenlik Castle to know more about city’s history.
Trojan House is one of the most known area in Canakkale. It is also known as ancient ruins of Troy. The original Trojan house is located 35 avay on North of the Canakkale. Trojan House was used for the flm called Troy. Some stars of the movie are Brad Pitt, Peter Otoole, and Eric Bana. With the popularity of the film, the poularity of the Troy and Canakkale also raised. If you visit Canakkale you should see the Trojan House for sure!
Kilitbahir Fortress is located on the west of Gallipoli. It was built in 1452. Later in he 16 th century, the fortress was modified with a sturdy. Kilitbahir is the name of the village. It is also called fishing village. Kilitbahir Fortress was also built by Mehmet the second just like Cimenlik Castle. Kilitbahir Fortress is the main attraction of the village. It was also called Lock of the Sea. You can visit the place by ferry ride from Canakkale easily. If you wish, you can climb up to the rampart and get to see Canakkale’s wonderful strait view.
Yalova Restaurant is the right place to visit after long day of exploring the city. You can have a seat and relax with wonderful view of the city in Yalova Restaurant. The restaurant has been open since 1940 and it is one of the best in Canakkale. You can taste traditional tavern style food. Also they serve sea food coming the straight from Dardanelles. The building it is located used to be used as a local fish market before. If you would like to eat there, make sure you reserve a table before hand. If you get a reservastion from the terrace, you can watch the sun sink while you are enjoying your delicious food.
Anzac Hotel is a 3 star business hotel. You will be able to find budget friendly room offerings there. Anzac Hotel Group has 4 different hotels in Canakkale. There are:
- Kervansaray Hotel,
- The Grand Anzac,
- Anzac Hotel,
- The Comfort Anzac.
All of those hotels provides cleans and comfortable rooms with a Professional staff. If you are in Canakkale we highly recommend those hotels!