Troy is the location of the trojan war as described in Homer's Iliad. It was rediscovered in 1871 by German archeaologist/treasure hunter Heinrich Schliemann. It is believed that nine cities have been built over the same site over some three thousand years. Schliemann believed Troy II to be the one mentioned in the Iliad although evidence and modern opionion points to Troy VII.
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|Lower city walls. These were heightened by mud bricks at times of war.||Theatre|
|Roman Temple (Bouleuterion)||The south east tower ramp believed to be the one used to receive the Greek's wooden horse. The measurements were used to estimate it's size.|
|Trojan horse for the tourists|
|The Aegean sea|