If you ever impressed from one of the places in Black Sea Region we highly recommend you to visit Black Sea’s most crowded city which is Samsun. Being the most crowded city in Black Sea Region isn’t the only feature Samsun has its in content. There are lots of natural beauties such as Yeşilırmak, Kızılırmak and 8 natural beaches which has Blue Flag.That’s why, terms of “sun,sand and sea” are commonly being used while describing Samsun.We took a closer look at Samsun for you which is ambitious in cultural tourism, nature tourism, sea tourism and different tourism types.
Samsun has been established in 750 B.C and it is the birthplace of War of Independence which started in 19 May 1919 by Mustafa Kemal Atatürk.Due to these facts Samsun has lots of historical and touristic places for visiting.For example the ferry that brought Mustafa Kemal Atatürk to Samsun which is Bandırma Ferry and this ferry has been rebuilt and transformed into a museum which is called Bandırma Ferry Museum. Also there are some other places such as Statue of Honor which is one of the symbols of War of Independence, Gazi Museum which exhibits the items used by Atatürk and other places which you can learn the memory and the information about Turkey’s history and War of Independence. Another place which takes tourists interests is Amazon Village. In the past there is a belief that Amazonian women lived in this village and this village has been formed by Amazonian Women’s statues. Amazonian Warrior Statue which is 12.5 m tall and it can be visible from some parts of the city
First place you should visit in terms of natural beauty is Şahinkaya Canyon that is located in Vezirköprü which is a district of Samsun. This place has been announced as a Tourism Region in 2012 and this canyon is very popular in terms of extreme sports. Another natural place is Kızılırmak Delta Bird Sanctuary which hosts various plant and bird types. This sanctuary is in UNESCO’s “Temporary List of World Heritage” and it also hosts some bird types which is in near extinction. If you want to travel these places we recommend you to get benefit from our car rental service in Samsun so that you can make comfortable trips without losing time. On the other hand you can visit Havza and Ladik hot springs in terms thermal tourism. Especially Ladik hot spring has a healing effect in its water and that’s why this hot spring’s water can be called “Youth Water”.
Sports and Adventure
In the meantime Samsun is very attractive for the people who loves adventure. Sports that you can make when you arrive in Samsun are Paragliding, Off-Road, Diving, Climbing and Mountaineering. If you are a golf fan, we recommend you to visit Samsun Golf Club and its golf field.
What to eat and What to drink ?
Samsun which is valuable in terms of natural beauty and its cuisine is very appetizing. One of the flavours which is very popular at worldwide is Bafra Pita (Bafra Pidesi). Another popular meal in Samsun is Doner Kebab. On the other hand, there is a festival which is being organized every year in Samsun and its name is “Samsun’s Local Vegetable Food Festival”. You can arrange your holiday plans according to this festival. Also, Atakum is one of the most popular places in Samsun in terms of nightlife, entertainment, cafes and bars.
How to go to Samsun ?
You can use every transportation alternatives for reaching Samsun. You can reach the city by airway, seaway, highway or railway and then you can rent a car from our car rental service in Samsun. With the car you rent you can start exploring the city.