Anatolia Cities


Pergamum (Pergamon)

This part of the guide aims at providing the tourist with historical and archaeological information on Pergamum. the famous city of the Attalus Dynasty, the rich capital of Roman Asia Minor and finally on the picturesque Turkish town of Bergama. … Read More »


Assos ( Behramkale )

HISTORY OF ASSOS The earliest history of Assos is thought to date back as far as the beginning of the first millennium B.C., when the Aeolians built oyer the top of the already ancient city of Ashachuvq. This former city … Read More »


Abydos ( Hellespont ) Çanakkale

The site of ancient Abydos, famous for the Legend of Leander, is located on the coast of north-western Anatolia, on the Dardanelle Straits or the Hellespont of antiquity, north of Canakkale. It is at the Turkish village of Nara looking … Read More »


Troy – Canakkale

We first find the words Troy and Troad in Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey written in the 9th century B.C. Among other writers who subsequently disputed the question of Troy mere Lycurgus a contemporary of Horner, Anaximander of Miletus, barn towards … Read More »



Istanbul (Lat. 28-30’ E., Long. 41° N.) is situated between the Marmara and the Black Sea. This unique setting gives it a mixed climate, partly Mediterranean, partly Central European, and partly Black Sea, and the temperature varies considerably from season … Read More »