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City Guide

Amasya City Guide


Located in the region of Middle Black Sea, Amasya is founded on the slopes of Mt. Harşena in Yeşilırmak Valley. With its over 7000 year historical background it became a capital of a kingdom, trained scientists, artists, poets, and became a training city for sultan's sons. First steps of the Independence War of Turkey also took place in Amasya. Along with these historical and cultural riches , Amasya especially takes attention with Yalıboyu houses constructed along the shore of Yeşilırmak.

If you want to see a fascinating antic city where history and nature mingles and where you can see the best marble apples, cherries, peaches and okras of the world, Amasya is waiting for you with its cosy and hospitable people.

Sites of Interest

Amasya Castle, Rock Graves, Gökmedrese Complex, Torumtay Mausoleum, Burmalı Minare Mosque, Sultan Mesud Mausoleum, Bimarhane (cure center), Büyükağa and Küçükağa complexes, Yörgüç Pasha Mosque, Mehmed Pasha Mosque, Sultan Beyazıd Mosque, Beyazıd Library, Borabay Lake, Çakallar and Karakaya recreational areas