The Ancient City of Troy, Canakkale

The Ancient City of Troy

  • Hisarlik, Çanakkale Province, Turkey

Troy, an ancient city situated in present-day Turkey, is a legendary archaeological site rich in myth and history. Established around 3000 BCE, this former fortified metropolis is famous for its role in the Trojan War, immortalized in Homer’s Iliad. With numerous layers of habitation, the intricate remains of Troy offer a unique window into the Bronze Age societies’ political, economic, and cultural landscape. The city’s fascinating history continues to enchant both academics and tourists to this day.