Samsun also has a busy port which processes local agriculture and the city has many hotels and restaurants.
Samsun's HistorySamsun began as a Miletus colony in the 7th century and due
Places to Visit in SamsunThe main points of interest are the Archaeological Museum, the Ataturk Museum and the Gazi Museum and there are the 14th century mosques, the Haci Hatun Mosque Camii and Pazar Mosque (Camii).
Getting to SamsunThe main bus garage is 2km east of the centre and all main bus services run from here, and the train station is mid-way from the centre and is served by city buses and the dolmuş minibus. Samsun Airport is 19km from town and runs a service bus into the centre.
Amenities in SamsunThere is a tourist office, a good number of modern hotels and many restaurants to suit everyone and as Samsun hosts an annual national folk dance festival in the last week of March and an international trade fair during the whole month of July it is recommended to book in advance during these times.
Turkey Property For Sale
Turkish Food Recipes
Mosaic Cake - Cakes & Cookies
Tea Time Pastry
Spiced Mutton Liver (Arnavut Cigeri) - Meat Mezes
Chicken Meatballs - White Meat Courses
Dried Figs Stuffed with Walnuts - Other Desserts
Sultan's Pleasure with Fish - Other Main Courses
Vizier’s Fingers - Other Desserts