Canakkale Tour Ideas
Smintheion the sanctuary is one of the most important cult centers of Troas in ancient times.<br />Late Hellenistic period in Anatolia, which is one of the most important sacred area of the Sanctuary of Apollo Smintheus (Smintheion) Remains of a prehistoric settlement dating to around 5000 BC have been identified.<br />Smintheus Temple of Apollo, is located in the north west of Gulpinar formerly known as the Kulahli.<br />Apollonia Smintheus Temple also mentioned at Homer's epic The Iliad about its relief from the Hellenistic time and architectural design <br />The temples made in Ion style in 150 BC , Today is the only example in Troas area in the northwestern Anatolia,
The ancient city of Parion is located in the village of Kemer in the township of Biga in Canakkale Province. The Ancient City of Parion was major coastal city with two harbors in the Roman period. The City had intensive relations with Thrace and Anatolia throughout history. This was the main customs station through which all Istanbul-bound goods from Greece and the Aegean had to pass. Archaeological excavations at the site started in 2006. Among the historical artifacts inventoried at the site are a statue of Artemis (Diana), a gold earring with an Eros figure, and an ipotane (a centaur sculpture) as well as a number of tools.
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