Ancient Troy was abandoned by its people because it
was no longer a sea port after heavy silting of the nearby river.
Many walls protect the ancient city.
A German archeologist discovered the ancient city of Troy.
The ancient city of Troy was discovered following the legendary story by Homer. The Greeks and Trojans fought the Trojan War for the honour of the beautiful Helen. The wooden horse was used to deceive the Trojans so as to gain access into the city.