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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.

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