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Picturesque Aegean village. Once home to Aristotle, this old Stone village provides precious ancient ruins like the Temple of Athena

For years, the Bay of Assos (Behramkale, pop. 1,600, 31 miles from Çanakkale) was a well-kept secret of İstanbul artists. In the summer months it can become rather crowded these days, but the village is still the pearl at the Gulf of Edremit. In the ancient world, Assos was a famous center of science: Aristotle taught there for three years.

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  • Eine sehr angenehme Luft und das Meer ist super klar.
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