City of untold riches, hidden deep in the heart of the Amazon rainforest, the Mexican king or gilded man, covered from head to toe with gold dust, paradise on Earth and locate the Holy Grail – all this is something unattainable for those seeking riches, and dreamers. Eldorado has always been a symbol of the treasure.
The second name of this famous city Troy was Ilion. The major reason for acquiring thus famous among the other cities during ancient period was the myths of the Trojan War and the events described in Homer Poem “Iliad”. In the latter was described 10-year long wars, by coalition of Achaean kings, led by Agamemnon,king of Mycenae, which ended with the fall of the city-fortress Troy. People living in the city of Troy, were called Teucer by the ancient Greek sources.
Sanctuary and mega mausoleum on Mount Nemrut Dag is one of the most famous attractions of Turkey and the main sanctuary of the ancient kingdom of Commagene. Pictures of huge heads and offer to go on tour to Nemrut Dag can be found in almost any travel agency in Turkey.