19/03/2014

Places to visit in Turkey for 2014 Summer: Troy

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ABOUT TROY, TURKEY

The troy city of turkey is an ancient city of turkey. This city has existed since more then 4000 years. This city has witnessed several civilizations and it was the centre of many ancient civilizations. In the past people believed that this city is only an imagination and is not real. However, this city was at last discovered in the 19th century. The troy, turkey is situated in the hisarlik that is near to canakkale province. You can find the traces of this great ancient city here.



This city is located at the distance of about 30 km from Dardanelles. This city was actually founded in the year 3000 B.C. this city was several times demolished and rebuilt. Around the year 500 A.D., this city was demolished and then revisited for about nine times. This city was incessantly inhabited for about 3500 years. 

The first city of troy was founded in the year 3000 B.C. and was demolished in the year 2500B.C. then troy II took the place of Troy I. the troy II was then demolished in the year 2300 B.C. and then the troy III, IV and V were formed and demolished. Not much worthy activities took place in troy during this time period. However, after the demolition of troy V lot of things happened that are considered important from history point of view. The troy VI was formed in the year 1800B.C. the walls of this city are still in good condition. The later cities of troy witnessed the great war of history.

The battle of Trojan War was fought on the land of troy. It was a very famous battle of history. When this war took place, then many people came for the help of this city from Anatolia but due to the trick of wooden house, this city was fell and was then brunt as well as destroyed. After this, this city was rebuilt by the Trojans. 

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This city is a great place for the lovers of history. You will find traces of history at this place. You must visit this place to witness the place where great battle of history was fought. 

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