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Daily Troy Tour From Istanbul Tour

Daily Troy Tour from Istanbul  is a full day group tour includes licenced  tour guide, lunch, museum tickets in tour program and hotel pick-drop off from city center hotels. We higly recommend  Daily Troy Tour from Istanbul  if you didnt visit Troy yet ...

Daily Troy Tour From Istanbul Tour

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Duration: Full Day

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Daily Troy Tour from Istanbul  is a full day group tour includes licenced  tour guide, lunch, museum tickets in tour program and hotel pick-drop off from city center hotels.

We higly recommend  Daily Troy Tour from Istanbul  if you didnt visit Troy yet.

Tour Program:

  • Trojan Horse
  • Sacrificial Altars
  • 3700 year old city walls
  • Houses of Troy I, 3000 B.C. – 2500 B.C
  • Bouleuterium (Senate Building)
  • Odeon (Concert Hall)
  • Remains of the various cities from Troy I through to Troy IX

What is included?

  • Pick up-drop off from city center hotels
  • Licenced tour guide
  • Museum tickets in program
  • Lunch

What is not included?

  • Self expenses
  • Drinks
  • Tips

Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience, you will receive full refund.
  • When you cancel less than 24 hours before start time, you will not be refunded.
  • If you want any changes less than 24 hours before start time, it will not be accepted.
  • If the tour canceled due to poor weather, we will offer a different date or a full refund.

Daily Troy Tour From Istanbul Tour

What to Expect:

Troy, an ancient city in northwestern Anatolia (modern-day Turkey), holds great historical and mythological significance. Here’s a brief overview:

Historical and Mythological Importance:

  1. Trojan War: Troy is famously known for being the setting of the Trojan War, as described in Homer’s epic poems, the Iliad and the Odyssey.
  2. Legendary Characters: The city is associated with legendary figures such as King Priam, Queen Hecuba, Prince Hector, and Achilles.

Archaeological Site:

  1. Discovery: The ancient city of Troy was discovered by German archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann in the late 19th century.
  2. Nine Layers: Archaeologists have identified nine different layers of occupation at the site, representing various periods of Troy’s history.
  3. Troy VI and VII: The layers identified as Troy VI and Troy VII are considered the most likely candidates for the Troy of the Trojan War.

Archaeological Findings:

  1. The Trojan Horse: Although the famous wooden horse from the Trojan War is a legendary element, archaeological excavations have uncovered large wooden structures within the city, adding a layer of intrigue to the myth.
  2. City Walls: The remains of city walls and fortifications have been uncovered, showcasing the defensive structures of ancient Troy.
  3. Temples and Houses: Excavations have revealed various temples, houses, and public buildings, providing insights into the city’s urban planning.

Trojan War and Homer’s Epic:

  1. Homer’s Iliad: The stories of Troy are primarily derived from Homer’s Iliad, which narrates the events of the Trojan War, including the heroism of Hector and Achilles.
  2. Epic Literature: Troy’s fall has been a recurring theme in literature, art, and drama throughout the ages.

Tourism:

  1. Site Visits: The archaeological site of Troy is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a popular tourist destination, attracting visitors interested in ancient history and mythology.
  2. Replicas: A symbolic wooden horse has been placed at the site, allowing tourists to engage with the legendary tale of the Trojan Horse.

Troy’s historical and mythical significance, along with its archaeological remains, continues to captivate those interested in ancient civilizations and classical literature. The site stands as a testament to the enduring legacy of a city that played a pivotal role in both history and myth.