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Travel : Turkey Welcome ShawnLiv – Part2

Day 3 Canakkale – Troy – Pergamon – Kusadasi

12 Dec 2014

Simple Breakfast at Tusan Hotel
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After breakfast, visit the Ruins of Troy. It is the top Attractions in Çanakkale. Troy (Turkish: Truva or Troya) is an ancient city in what is now northwestern Turkey, made famous in Homer’s epic poem, the Iliad.
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According to Iliad, this is where the legendary Trojan War took place.
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Trojan Horse at the entrance of the site; The beautiful Turkish landscape around Troy.

The ruins of this once mythical location were uncovered and after many studies was concluded to be the site that was used by Homer as his inspiration for his stories.

Lunch time!
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After lunch, continue on our journey to the ancient city of Pergamon. Pergamon was an ancient Greek city in Aeolis, The sites are to the north and west of the modern city of Bergama in Turkey. The attraction that we going to visit next is Acropolis. It is an architectural masterpiece that is perched on the city’s highest point. Therefore, the summit need to reached by cable car as shown below.
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Next, continue on our journey to the ancient city of Pergamon. Pergamon was an ancient Greek city in Aeolis, The sites are to the north and west of the modern city of Bergama in Turkey. The great temples and dramatic theater are visible in the city.

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The Temple of Trajan in the market-place. Completed during the reign of Hadrian (124-138 A.D.)

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The Theatre, constructed in the 3rd century B.C., has 80 rows of seats and a capacity of 10,000.

In 2014 Pergamon site and its multi-layered cultural landscape entered into the World Heritage List of UNESCO.
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Next, Continue to Kusadasi. In brief, Kuşadası is a resort town on Turkey’s Aegean coast and the center of the seaside district in Aydın Province. Few hours later, we reached Coast Light hotel.

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The room was spacious with big bed. However, no wifi in the room. The water boiler, table and cups were not cleaned. Besides, toilet was small and mold on the bathtub as well as the toilet bowl.

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The dinner was good and plenty of variety.

End of Day 3

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