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At the southern end of the kordon (waterfront promenade) is a park dotted with guns, cannons and military artefacts...
Landmarks & Monuments
Wolfgang Petersen's 2004 movie Troy has had a big impact on the Çanakkale region, including boosting visitor numbers to the archeological site and endowing the northern stretch of the kordon (waterfront promenade) ...
Arts, Culture & Literary
Housed in a 19th-century former school in the old town, this library, opposite the Tifli Mosque, was the bequest of the late Manfred Osman Korfmann (1945–2005), archaeological director at Troy from 1988 to 2003...
The lives of Çanakkale's residents since Ottoman times are the focus of this small museum, which has drawn on oral histories for the content of many of its display panels...
The five-storey Ottoman saat kulesi (clock tower) near the harbour was built in 1897. It was paid for by an Italian consul and Çanakkale merchant who left 100,000 gold francs in his will for this purpose.
The inscription on this monument reads: 'Mehmets (Turkish soldiers) used these cannons on 18 March 1915 to ensure the impassability of the Çanakkale Strait'.
Behind the WWI cannons is an oversized copy of this 19th-century style of pot, which is slowly regaining popularity.
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