Amasra is a small historic port town in the Turkish province of Bartın on the southern coast of the Black Sea.
Amasra has several built-up islands including the Roman-Byzantine castle, later expanded by the Genoese. Although located on a narrow island, the castle has a tunnel to an underground freshwater source. There is also a ninth-century chapel that was used as a mosque between 1460 and 1930.
Today the city is above all a beautiful holiday destination that attracts more national and international tourists every year.
Access : Coordinates: 41.749444, 32.386389 /
Amasra tourist spots, things to do in Amasra, where to go in Amasra & more.
- Due to its architectural heritage, Amasra is a member of the European Union of Historic Towns and Regions.
- Amasra Castle : The castle of Amasra was built during the Roman period. The walls around the castle were built in the Byzantine period.
- Kuşkayası Monument : Kuşkayası Road Monument was built between 41-54 AD by the order of Gaius Julius Aquila, Governor of Bithynia and PontusIt is located just outside Amasra and has easy access by steps. / The thermal baths (hammam) and the theater. / The city museum.
Go next : Safranbolu , a city in the Turkish Black Sea region, with its famous half-timbered houses in the old town, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.