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City Guide

Rize City Guide


The province of Rize is located inside the Eastern Black Sea Region is the province which displays most of the characteristics of the Region. The province is separated from other regions of Anatolia not only with its geographic structure, but also with its cultural structure. The province of Rize is a very special tourism city with its steep sloped valleys, mountains which you can climb to the peaks, glacier lakes, emerald green plateaus, historical arched bridges and castles and exuberant flowing creeks.

Sites of Interest

Andon and Çamlık forest recreation areas, Ayder, Cimil, Çat, Başhemşin, Ovit and Palovit plateaus, Ayder hot springs, Andon and Şimşirli mineral springs, Rize, Çayeli and Pazar (Kız Kulesi) castles, Kale-i Balâ, İslam Pasha, Gülbahar, Cafer Pasha mosques.