Extended Turkey Guide

Villages of Istanbul

Waterfalls in Istanbul

Antalya Turkey Hotels

Sinop Turkey Guide with its Photos

TURKEY September 5, 2016
1,755 views
Sinop (Sinope)

Sinop (Sinope)

Sinop (Sinope) is one of the most important colonies established by Miletus in the 8th century B.C. is Sinope in the Black Sea coast. Seljuk Sultan Izzettin Keykavus captured Sinop in 1214, coming from Konya with a great force.

Trabzon Pontus Empire seized the city, taking advantage of the domestic disturbance of Seljuks. Seljuk Vizier Suleiman Pervane recaptured the city and built Madrasah of Suleiman Pervane in 1262, in memory of the conquest.

Sinop Ayancik

Sinop Ayancik

The exact construction date of Sinop Castle is unknown. The castle has reached today with repairs made in each period. The interios of the castle was also repaired by Seljuksç Building located in the interior castle is famous Sinop Prison  that is serving for many years.

Alaadin (Ulu) Mosque located in the city center was built by Suleiman Pervane in 1267 instead of the first structure which was damaged by Trobzon Pontus Empire. There are two inscriptions showing that the structure was repaired twice during Candaroğulları period.

In the city which has beautiful beaches such as Sarikum and Akliman; Hamsilos (Hamsaroz) Bay is also a must-see naturel wonder. Sea twists like a river and go trough the land. This area, where green and blue nest, is under protection.

Sinop Map

Sinop Map

Must-see Places of Sinop

Sinop Castle, Boyabat Castle, Balatlar Church, Pahsa Fort, Suleyman Pervane Madrasa, Alaaddin Mosque, Boyabat Houses.

Known for: Sinop Castle, Boyabat rice, Inceburun (northern-most point of Turkiye), Ayancık lumber, Erfelek Tatlica Falls, İnaltı Cave, Akgöl, Sinop Prison, and its linen production is very famous.

Comments

No comment

This blog is kept spam free by WP-SpamFree.

Related Posts
Trabzon Turkey Travel Guide

Trabzon Turkey Travel Guide

May 11, 2017
2,368 views
Antalya Turkey Travel Guide

Antalya Turkey Travel Guide

May 9, 2017
1,018 views
Bolu Turkey Travel Guide

Bolu Turkey Travel Guide

May 3, 2017
1,585 views
Cappadocia: Giant Festival Cappadox

Cappadocia: Giant Festival Cappadox

April 24, 2017
748 views
Black Sea Guide: Turkey’s Pearl

Black Sea Guide: Turkey’s Pearl

April 23, 2017
1,026 views
Artvin Turkey Guide: Green Paradise

Artvin Turkey Guide: Green Paradise

April 19, 2017
1,891 views
Rize Turkey Travel Guide

Rize Turkey Travel Guide

April 17, 2017
2,351 views
Top 5 Universities in Turkey

Top 5 Universities in Turkey

April 6, 2017
1,896 views
Ways to Rent Cheap Car Hire

Ways to Rent Cheap Car Hire

January 13, 2017
610 views
In Which Country, To whom, How Much Tips?

In Which Country, To whom, How Much Tips?

January 12, 2017
703 views
Other Posts!
Kılıc Ali Pasha Complex

Kılıc Ali Pasha Complex

September 4, 2016
615 views
Hagia Sophia: Gift Table

Hagia Sophia: Gift Table

June 29, 2017
647 views
Top 5 Istanbul Lux Nightclub

Top 5 Istanbul Lux Nightclub

October 29, 2016
997 views
5 Amazing Street Food

5 Amazing Street Food

November 14, 2016
656 views
All Museums of Istanbul Turkey

All Museums of Istanbul Turkey

August 6, 2016
875 views
5 Turkey Beaches in World List

5 Turkey Beaches in World List

October 10, 2016
2,266 views
Istanbul Turkey Guide

Istanbul Turkey Guide

July 9, 2017
782 views
Top 10 Blue Flag Beaches of Turkey

Top 10 Blue Flag Beaches of Turkey

October 9, 2016
3,448 views
50 Shades of Blue: Fethiye

50 Shades of Blue: Fethiye

January 2, 2017
686 views
Is Turkey Safe to Travel? (2017)

Is Turkey Safe to Travel? (2017)

December 14, 2016
1,298 views
Turkey Guide: Map, Airports, Weather

Turkey Guide: Map, Airports, Weather

July 12, 2016
1,878 views