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Bozcada

The island is known as both Tenedos (Greek name) and Bozcaada (Turkish name). Many other names have been used over the centuries. Documented ancient Greek names are Leukophrys, Calydna, Phoenice and Lyrnessus. The name Tenedos is derived from the Greek hero Tenes, who ruled the island during the Trojan War, according to the Athens Apollodorus, and was killed by Achilles in the Trojan War. Apollodorus writes that the island was actually known as Leocophrys until Tenes landed on the island and became its ruler. The island became known as Bozcaada with the capture of the Ottoman Empire. While the Greek and Turkish populations generally used different names for the island, the name Bozcaada remained as the common name of the island together with Bozcaada after the island was conquered by the Ottomans. Bozcada, which is impressive enough to be the subject of fairy tales, has a fascinating atmosphere with both its sea and historical ambiance.

Aynalı Çarşı

Aynalı Çarşı, which was heavily damaged during the Çanakkale Wars and was built in 1890, impresses with its historical texture. Aynalı Çarşı, which is the subject of Çanakkale folk songs, was restored in 1960 and is still surrounded by souvenir shops today.

Museum of Troy

A large number of works from the cities of Troy and Troas are exhibited in the Museum of Troy, which has a total exhibition hall of 3,000 square meters. In the museum; statues, sarcophagi, inscriptions, altars, milestones, axes and cutting tools, terracotta ceramics, metal vessels, gold, weapons, coins, bone objects and tools, glass bracelets, ornaments, figurines, glass and terracotta fragrance bottles, tears There are very special pieces that have witnessed the history of humanity, especially the bottles.

The Ancient City of Troy, also known as the site of the Trojan War mentioned in Homer’s Iliad, was included in the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1998. The city, which is one of the most famous archaeological sites in the world with its historical past dating back to 3000 BC, is located within the provincial borders of Çanakkale.

The Ancient City of Troy

The Ancient City of Troy, also known as the site of the Trojan War mentioned in Homer’s Iliad, was included in the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1998. The city, which is one of the most famous archaeological sites in the world with its historical past dating back to 3000 BC, is located within the provincial borders of Çanakkale.

Kilitbahir Castle

Located in Kilitbahir, a village in Çanakkale’s Eceabat district, the historical castle was built to prevent aid to the Byzantines during the siege of Istanbul. It is known that the name of the castle, which resembles a clover leaf from the air, is Kilid-ül Bahir, meaning “Lock of the Sea”. Many Ottoman period artifacts can be found in the village of Kilitbahir, which developed with the construction of the castle.

Corporal Seyit Monument

The most important target of the allied navy on March 18, the most intense and most important day of the Dardanelles naval wars, was the bastions. The Mecidiye Bastion, the bastion where Koca Seyit served, was also hit on March 18 and 16 soldiers were martyred. Koca Seyit, who survived this bombardment, carried the remaining 276-kilogram bullet on his back with the help of Niğdeli Ali and fired 3 times, and in the third shot, he hit the battleship Ocean from the steering gear.

Piri Reis Museum

Gallipoli Castle, whose ruins can be seen on the seaside today, was built in 711 to protect Gallipoli during the Arab raids that lasted from 681 to 717 during the Byzantine Period. It was later repaired during the Ottoman period. It houses the Piri Reis Museum. In the museum, there are busts, paintings and maps depicting the famous sailor known to be from Gallipoli.

Sergeant Yahya Monument

26.P.A.3.Tb.10.Bl.1Tk, who stopped the British force consisting of 3000 soldiers, which made a landing at Ertuğrul Bay on the Gallipoli Peninsula on April 25, 1915, with 67 soldiers under his command, on the beach with Mauser shots for ten hours. It was built on the Gallipoli Peninsula in order to keep alive the memory of its Commander Ezineli Yahya Sergeant and his heroic soldiers. British General Nepier thought that a division was in front of them in the face of the intense fire of John Sergeant and his soldiers. In addition to the martyrdom, there is also a monument made by sculptor Recep Özer in the Yahya Sergeant Martyrdom. The martyrdom was opened to the public with a ceremony held on 10 August 1992.

Seddülbahir Castle

It was built in 1659 together with Kumkale on the Anatolian side in order to defend the entrance of the Dardanelles Strait. The construction of Seddülbahir was started because, with the resumption of the long war with the Venetians on the Island of Crete, Kilitbahir and Kale-i Sultaniye were thought to be insufficient for the defense of the Bosphorus. For this reason, Seddülbahir Castle, together with Kumkale on the opposite shore, was built to form the first line of defense against the Bosphorus attacks of the Venetians. IV. It was built by Mehmet’s mother, Hatice Turhan Sultan. It is possible to reach information about the establishment phase of Seddülbahir Castle in Turhan Sultan’s charter.

Seddülbahir Castle was bombed by the allies on November 3, 1914, and the Turkish side gave its first martyrs with this attack. In the next period, the United Fleet targeted the castle again on February 19, 1915 and February 25, 1915 to destroy the defense at the entrance of the Bosphorus. With these attacks, Seddülbahir Castle was neutralized. by the British on April 26, 1915; It was captured by the French on April 27, 1915.

Martyrs’ Monument

It symbolizes all our soldiers who were martyred in the Battle of Çanakkale and keeps their memory alive. In the words of its architect Doğan Erginbaş, the monument represents the collective ascent of our martyrs from all geographies into the sky. There are reliefs reflecting the battle moments on their feet. The monument, located in the Gallipoli Peninsula National Park, is considered one of the most important areas of the region.

Kabatepe Beach

Kabatepe Beach is located within the boundaries of the Gallipoli Historical Site Presidency of the Gallipoli Wars. Kabatepe Camp, which is one of the most important stops for those who want to go to the beach, is surrounded by pine trees on all sides, making you admire the sounds of birds, the sun and nature.

Antique Tractor Museum

It is a wonderland for those who want to watch the history of the world through the world of tractors… It has witnessed history from the steam tractors of the 1800s to our recent past, lived different stories in different countries of the world, saw wars, peace, revolutions, some of them became the tractors of legends, some of them became the legends of tractors, Bringing together a unique collection under one roof, the Tractor Museum houses an exciting collection.

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