The Black Sea region of Turkey is famous for its emerald green forests. The micro-climates of this fertile area hosts tens of unnamed and more than two hundred endemic plants.  Honey produced in the Anzer Plateau is considered a medicine for many illnesses because of the diversity of its pollen sources.

This part of Turkey was ruled by the Pontus Kingdom for a long time.  It was followed by the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires. The easternmost area was governed by Russia for a short period.  Remnants of all of these civilizations exist throughout the lush landscape.  This area is especially attractive to people who like hiking, nature walks, enjoy experiencing the colorful local population, their cuisine and culture.

 

INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT BLACK SEA

  • It is said that the legendary civilization of Amazons lived in Turkey’s Black Sea region.
  • “Veni, vidi, vici (I came, I saw, I conquered)”–the famous quote of Julius Caesar– was said after he after Roman legions defeated the Pontus Kingdom.

 

BLACK SEA HIGHLIGHTS

 

SUMELA MONASTERY

SUMELA MONASTERY

On the cliffs overlooking dark green forests, Sumela Monastery (dated to the Byzantine Empire) is the perfect place to reach God. Its tranquil and dramatic setting is unlike any other in Turkey.

HIGH PLATEAUS

HIGH PLATEAUS

If you want to be fascinated by nature, Uzungol, Machael, Camlihemsin or Karagol are the perfect places to restore your body and spirit.

AMASYA

AMASYA

If you want to be fascinated by nature, Uzungol, Machael, Camlihemsin or Karagol are the perfect places to restore your body and spirit.

GEORGIAN CHURCHES

GEORGIAN CHURCHES

These isolated locations are remnants of the Russian faithful who lived in this area.

 

SELECTED HOTELS THAT “MAKES DIFFERENCE”

 

GRAND PASHA HOTEL

GRAND PASHA HOTEL

On the side of Yesilirmak river, The Grand Pasha Hotel remains from 19th century Ottoman period. It glows in the glories of its picturesque past.

HARSENA HOTEL

HARSENA HOTEL

Located on the old city walls ruins, the Harsena Hotel converted from old mansion, provides great accommodations in Amasya.

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