To Gelibola – the city where it is possible to behold sights of Turkey
To Gelibola (Gelibolu), main town of the peninsula with the same name. It is the measured small town blown by a wind constructed where Dardanelless start to be narrowed. During the Crimean war there was a staff of the English French armies, but it is known from V century BC when his inhabitants have merged with Athens against invasion of Persians. It is till this moment strategically basic object where the young Turks called on two-annual involuntary service have training drill in innumerable people around the city military units. If it will turn out to you during a trip to Turkey here to visit, you will see that in the centre of the small town there is a picturesque square harbour which from all sides is surrounded by cafe and restaurants. It is broken into two parts by the wide stone tower which has remained from strengthenings of the Byzantian small town Kallipolis. At first XIV century the fortress maintained seven years a siege of army of the risen Catalan landsknechts, but in 1354. has fallen under blow the Turk which after it have returned and have expanded. It by right is called one of sights of Turkey. Now in a building of a tower there is Peary Reys’s museum ((Piri Reis Miizesi), is open by W-vs, 9. 30-17. 30, an entrance free), devoted to the well-known calligrapher. Right there it is possible to behold some local archeological finds and starenky photos of the passage. Other historically important buildings are a market mosque and located in the northeast from the small town strong, but anything else not remarkable Ottoman tombs. The mooring of the ferry is at an entrance in harbour. Each hour ferries depart in Lap-seki on other party of Dardanelless (day and night work, the passenger ticket costs to 2YTL, for motorists – 8YTL), Otogar is placed on the highway conducting in Edzheabat, in полукилометре from the small town. During the current time in Gelibola is not present help for foreign tourists in Turkey and пт a currency exchange though from time to time they open and work. Nevertheless, all main banks of the small town have ATMs, in Turkey they change the main currencies and traveler’s checks. To change currency it is also possible in post offices of communication near the ferry mooring.
In Gelibola Vy find the best hotels of Turkey
It is possible to lodge here in Hotel Yelmaz located at the harbour on the Estuary of Meydana. Hotel offering lovely rooms without a shower, but with balconies overlooking a fine sand beach of Turkey. Only in it group morning and after-dinner rounds in Turkey on fields of fights of the First World War (near 25YTL including the comments written down on the cartridge) will be organised, and Peter Weir Gallipoli’s film in the evening is shown. If to pass up on the main Liman Street, and later to rise by a hillock on Tashchilar, you will come to the Otel Dilmag hotel which numbers have a minibar and a TV set. And in the best hotel of Turkey – Hotel of Oua on Miralay Sheflik Aker, the subsequent street to the left from the Estuary, is a fascinating exposition of copper parts of a ship rigging. Numbers in this hotel very spotless, with a TV set, the refrigerator, but you should ask rooms with the balconies leaving on a facade of a structure because than number from a reverse side there are less in sizes. Between a beacon and military camp very solid beach with a free camping belonging to local municipality lasts. Going to have dinner, do not pass by local delicacies and try fine cuisine of Turkey, the sardiliya (sardines) only just caught and fried on a grill which most part straight sails away on local canneries. At Liman and Bogaz restaurants the dinner consisting of snack, a head dish from fish and drinks, will manage to you no more than in 15-20YTL.
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