Attractions

Museum in Çanakkale

Dardanelles Straits Naval Command Museum

At the southern end of the kordon (waterfront promenade) a park lies dotted with guns, cannons and military artefacts. Near the park entrance is this small military museum containing exhibits on the Gallipoli battle…
Museum in Çanakkale

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 its display panels. There are photographs, newspaper articles a…
Castle in Çanakkale

Çimenlik Kalesi

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 and some war relics. Admission is included in tickets to the Da…
Monument in Çanakkale

Nusrat Mine-Layer

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 Dardanelles Straits Naval Command Museum.
Monument in Çanakkale

Trojan Horse

Wolfgang Petersen's 2004 movie Troy had a big impact on the Çanakkale region, including boosting visitor numbers to the archaeological site and endowing the northern stretch of the waterfront promenade with this woo…
Library in Çanakkale

Korfmann Library

Housed in a 19th-century former school in the old town, this library opposite the Tıflı Camii was the bequest of the late Manfred Osman Korfmann (1945–2005), archaeological director at Troy from 1988 to 2003. It con…
Museum in Çanakkale

Archaeological Museum

Just over 1.5km south of the otogar, on the road to Troy, the Archaeological Museum holds artefacts from Troy and Assos. Some pieces may be moved to the new museum at Troy – scheduled to open in 2017 but subject to …
Landmark in Çanakkale

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.
Mosque in Çanakkale

Yalı Camii

Located in Çanakkale's old town, and built by Tavil Ahmet Ağa in 1884.
Mosque in Çanakkale

Tıflı Camii

Built by Sultan Abdül Hamit II in 1892.