Amasya

Amasya houses along Yesilirmak
Amasya houses along Yesilirmak

Amasya is a fascinating town in North Turkey set at the foothills of Mt. Harsena in Yesilirmak Valley. It is located in the region of the Middle Black Sea situated on the banks of the Yesil River. Amasya`s attraction lies not only in its natural beauty but in the historical value that this town with its 7000 year old history holds. Many civilizations have left their mark in this town. One claim to fame that Amasya has is that it is home to the famous geographer Strabo.

Amasya should be an important stop for any tour of the Black Sea Coast. This town with its quaint mansions, historical sights and natural beauty is one of Turkey`s coveted treasures.