Discover history of Anzacs in Turkey with TTG Travel !
Called as ANZAC WAR which implicitly means; tears, acerbity and unbelievable bravery of soldiers but world remember Gallipoli wars with the words of ATATURK:
''You, the mothers, who sent their sons from faraway countries wipe away your tears; your sons are now lying in our bosom and are in peace.''
Ataturk lost his 68.000 soldiers in this war and told these words!
Wars taken place in Gallipoli in 1915 are called as Anzac Wars where totally 500.000 casualties for each sides. Now Gallipoli peninsula serves as some kind of museum with well-known war areas like Beach Cemetery (John Simpson's Grave), ANZAC Cove, Ari Burnu where first ANZAC landing place, Lone Pine Cemetery, Australian memorial, Johnston's Jolly (Walk in the ANZAC trenches), Turkish Memorial, The Nek, Chunk Bair (Main New Zealand memorial).
We highly suggest to our guests to stay on Gallipoli peninsula by joining daily tour departed from Istanbul;
But you have another option that you can easily jump Gallipoli and reach Troy on another side of Dardanelles where legendary TROY WARS written by Homeros. (where the name of virus 'Trojan' comes), if you want to visit Troy antique city from Istanbul we can offer our tour option on below;
- Daily Troy Tour from Istanbul
Here is enother option if you have more time.