Ardahan Province, Çildir Gölü and Aktas Gölü

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Ardahan Province, Çildir Gölü and Aktas Gölü

In the very north-east of Turkey is the province of Ardahan with the provincial capital of the same name, which lies on the border with Georgia, has always played a special role in the border traffic between Transcaucasia and Eastern Anatolia.

Ereğli - Kerberos and the Cehennemağrazı cave

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Ereğli - Kerberos and the Cehennemağrazı cave

Worth mentioning and worth visiting is the area around the city port of Ereğli, west of Zonguldag, even there mainly is heavy industry with iron and steel factories which have settled there.

Trabzon - Town of Churches and Cloisters

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Trabzon - Stadt der Kirchen und Klöster

The Hagia Sophia Church of Trabzon belongs to the Group of Cloister Churches and had been built at the time of Manuel, one of the most important kings of the Trabzon Empire of Kommenos (from 1238 - 1263).Read MoreThe clock tower, built in 1427, is at the west side of the church.

Amasra - Beautiful Black Sea town!

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Amasra - Beautiful Black Sea town!

Amasra is one of the most beautiful towns along the Black Sea coast. Poised on a peninsula split by two inlets, the site was first settled in the 12th century B.C. and named after the Persian Princess Amastris.Read More 

Sinop - young city with a very old heritage

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Sinop - Hafen und Badeort mit Tradition am Schwarzen Meer

Sinop is a young city with a very old heritage that is losing its charm day by day. It is a city surrounded by beautiful beaches that are located on a long promontory. A suburb of Istanbul, gets into our mind.Read More

Samsun - once Greek settlement Amisos

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Samsun - once Greek settlement Amisos

Samsun is the largest city of the Black Sea region of Turkey, it is a city with an industry and commerce centre at the same time it possesses a saddening story. For hundreds of years this city has gone throughRead Moreso much damage that when it is seen today it’s site is very plain and functional.

Amasya - birthplace of the Historian Strabon

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Amasya - birthplace of the Historian Strabon

The history of the first settlement of the city of Amasya can be traced back to the Hittite peoples because they founded the first settlements here in the Pontic Mountains.

Rize and Kaçkar Mountain National Park

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Rize - Stadt und Kaçkar-Gebirge

Rize is a town in the north-east of Turkey on the Black Sea at the foot of the Kackar Mountains, the most eastern and highest part of the Pontian Mountains. The border with Georgia is just 100 kilometres from here.Read More

Silkroad town of Bayburt on the Çoruh river

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Silkroad town of Bayburt on the Çoruh river

The city of Bayburt in North-eastern Anatolia can look back to a long and extremely varied history. As one of the cities on the old trade route "Silk Road", Bayburt was a prominent hub in history and thus occupiers and conquerors abounded.

Bolu and Yedigöller Natural Park

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Bolu am Yedi Göller Nationalpark

Bolu is one of Turkey’s provinces. The Bolu city is one of the best starting points to do an environment excursion. Bolu was constructed as Bithynion in the 2nd century.Read MoreBecause of the earthquake nothing from the past can be remembered there today.

International Trabzon Airport - Black Sea

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Flughafen Trabzon

Trabzon Airport (IATA: TZX, ICAO: LTCG) is an airport next to Trabzon, a city in the eastern Black Sea region of Turkey. In 2007, it totally served 1,482,760 passengers, 1,397,175 of them were domestic passengers.

Ordu - small report of a local resident

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Ordu - report of a local resident

Ordu is located in northern Turkey, about 900 km from Istanbul and 600 km from Ankara, on the eastern Black Sea coast and at the same time on the edge of the Pontic Mountains.

Ordu - called 'Little Paris' by local guest

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Ordu - Stadt für Interessante Ausflüge

The centre of the town Ordu stretches along a stony beach on the shores of the Black Sea,Read Morerunning parallel to the highway. Ordu has a small harbour but this can be used by the larger ships too.

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