Fotos

Photographer's Note

To get to Gorçeada, take the boat from Çanakkale to Eceabat, then make a few kilometers for a second boat from Kabatepe to Gokceada.

Çanakkale is a city in Turkey, capital of the eponymous province, situated on the shores of the Dardanelles.

The city was founded by Mehmet II the Conqueror near the ancient city of Abydos. He built a fortress, which first took the name of Kale-i Sultani Kalessi Sultaniye or "Sultan's palace" before taking the name of Canakkale, literally "house of the pot" because of its shape. This fortress is also known as Castle of Asia versus Europe Castle (Kilitbahir) which faces it across the strait.

In this city were fighting bloody battles over the Dardanelles different. Thus do we find around many military graves. In the heart of National Park History of the Peninsula of Gallipoli, Canakkale owes its fame to the famous archaeological site of Troy and the remains of Assos, located nearby.

Canakkale has an airport.

Canakkale University has its University of Çanakkale (in) (Turkish: Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart Üniversitesi).

Theme Gökçeada, Turquie

delpeoples, Cretense, photoray, kastanaras marcou esta nota como útil

Photo Information
Viewed: 1894
Points: 24
Discussions
Additional Photos by Valerie Leconte (Leconte) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 716 W: 58 N: 1031] (5795)
View More Pictures
explore TREKEARTH