Turkey … a country with a long history and beautiful scenic views (8)

From Canakkale, we headed to another place with interesting history; Acropolis of Pergamon.

Managed to capture these 2 beautiful roses during early winter in Turkey in a small town before heading to Bergama.

Red.

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Pink

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Headed to Bergama; a city in Aegean, known for its Archaeological ruins from the ancient Roman city of Pergamon.

Acropolis or Akropol was located on the hill.

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Traianeum (Temple of Trajan)

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Sanctuary of Asclepion

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Stayed a night in Canakkale at a Hotel facing the Aegean Sea and mouth of Sea or Marmara.

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After breakfast, headed to Troy (modern name is Truva), İntepe to see the Trojan Horse and also the it ruins of Troy which built and destroyed nine times over founded in the 3rd millennium BC by the Hittites. It is also a archaeological excavations site.

Troy, with its 4,000 years of history, is one of the most famous archaeological sites in the world.

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Portion of the legendary walls of Troy (VII)

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columns of ruin pillars on  the ground

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Theatre of Troy

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More pictures of City of Troy (Truva) in my next post.

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This is the one of the walkway in Topkapi Palace in Gulhane Park, Istanbul.

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Hagia Sophia, now a museum in Istanbul.

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Stopping for lunch, saw this restaurant filled with all sorts of pickles fruits and vegetables, very colourful too.

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…. shot in black and white.

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Leaving Istanbul and taking a ferry to Canakkale from Gelibolu.

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Heading to Canakkale……  See you there!