Our stuff will pick you up from your hotel early in the morning. We will go to Troy where we will visit the famous archeological and mythological site of Troy, home of the Troyan Horse and Helen of Troy. End of the tour we will back to Istanbul and drop you off to your hotel.
Troyan horse, Helen of Troy, Cultural strata of Troy.
The land lies between the Dardanelles, sea of Marmara and Edremit bay. It was called Troas or Troad in ancient times. The present location is known as Hisarlik. It was the place of the Troyan war described in the Greek cycle Iliad. The myth says Troyan war was caused because Troyan prince Paris stole Helen, wife of Menelaus, king of Sparta.
The Wooden Horse-At the entrance of the ruins was built 1975. The myth says that horse was used as a war trick. The Troyans took it inside as a gift from Spartans, without knowing soldiers were in it.
Troy I(3000-2500 B.C.)
Troy II(2500-2300 B.C.)
Troy III,IV,V(2300-1700 B.C)
Troy VI(1700-1250 B.C.)
Troy VIIa(1250-1180 B.C.)
Troy VIIb(1180-1000 B.C.)
Troy VIII(1000-85 B.C.)
Troy IX(85 B.C.-400 or 600 A.D.)
- Hotel pick up & drop off by air-conditioned non-smoking tour coaches
- Entrance fees
- Professional licensed tour guide
- Service charges & local taxes
- Personal expenses
- Tips & gratitues