Eastern Karadeniz

Splendid forest scenery, stunning river gorges, misty alpine meadows, lush tea plantations, magnificent hillside monasteries, colossal cathedral ruins, forgotten mountain hamlets, lonely fishermen villages, ancient harbour towns, and fairy-tale castles all abound in Eastern Karadeniz, home to a local culture as rich as its biodiversity.

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is the largest city in the Eastern Karadeniz region of . Photo: Alaexis, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a city on 's Black Sea coast. Not a real tourist attraction, but a good base for exploring the northeast. Photo: DDohler, CC BY 2.0.

, formerly Cerasus, is the provincial capital of in the Region of northeastern Turkey, about 175 km west of the city of . Photo: Zcebeci, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a town and a district of in the Black Sea region of . Photo: Surmene, Public domain.


is a town of about 15,000 in Eastern Karadeniz about 20 km inland and 750 m up from the Black Sea.

is a town over the mountains south of , on the inland side of the Zigana Pass in the eastern Black Sea region of . Photo: Zcebeci, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a resort town in Eastern Karadeniz region of , up in the lush Kaçkar Mountains, surrounded by waterfalls. Photo: Zcebeci, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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