Clock Tower


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.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Çanakkale attractions

1. Yalı Camii


Located in Çanakkale's old town, and built by Tavil Ahmet Ağa in 1884. Open to Muslims and non-Muslims alike. Adjacent is an atmospheric Muslim cemetery.

2. Kent Müzesi


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…

3. Çanakkale'nin Evlatları

0.11 MILES

Located right on Çanakkale's waterfront, this compact installation combines black and white battle footage and contemporary interviews to tell the story…

5. Nusrat Mine-Layer

0.19 MILES

Board the replica of the Nusrat mine-layer, which played a significant role in the Çanakkale Naval Victory. Admission is included in the ticket for the…

6. Trojan Horse

0.26 MILES

Wolfgang Petersen's 2004 movie Troy had a big impact on the Çanakkale region, including boosting visitor numbers to the archaeological site and endowing…

7. Çimenlik Kalesi

0.27 MILES

This compact castle was built by order of Mehmet the Conqueror in 1452, and is now a small military museum containing exhibits on the Gallipoli battles…

8. Tıflı Camii

0.28 MILES

Built by Sultan Abdül Hamit II in 1892 and open to Muslims and non-Muslims alike. Look for the wooden ceiling crafted to look like the rays of the sun.