Samsun in Türkiye

سامسون في تركيا

Samsun in Türkiye

Samsun is a city in the Central Karadeniz region of Turkey. It is the largest city and port on the Turkish Black Sea coast. It is characterized by its natural beauty and its historical importance. In this article from Ebla Real Estate, we will provide information about Samsun in Türkiye.


Samsun in Türkiye


Information about Samsun in Türkiye:

  • Samsun is located on the northern coast of Turkey in the Black Sea region.
  • Samsun has an area of ​​9,474 square kilometers.
  • Moreover, it has a population of more than 1,209,137 people.
  • Samsun has a typical Black Sea climate with high and evenly distributed rainfall during the year round. Summers are warm and humid. Winters are cool and damp.
  • Samsun is 724 km from Istanbul, about 10 hours by car.
  • Furthermore, it is 325 km from Trabzon.
  • The city of Samsun includes an important commercial port overlooking the Black Sea.
  • The city is home to Ondokuz Mayıs University, several hospitals, three large shopping malls, Samsunspor football club, an opera and a large and modern manufacturing district.
  • Samsun is a historical city where the first civilization arose in the seventh century BC.
  • In addition, the founder of the Republic of Turkey, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, came to Samsun in 1919 and started the Turkish Independence War to save the country from invading powers that entered the country after World War I.


Tourism in Samsun:

Samsun is one of the most visited cities in northern Turkey with its modern and historical landmarks. Also, the city is blooming with its gorgeous coastline in Atakum district. Furthermore, Samsun has stunning views of the Black Sea, green forests, mountains, and springs, giving it significant tourist importance and making it an attraction for tourists from all around the world. Among the famous tourist attractions of Samsun, we mention:

Ataturk Park:

Ataturk Park got its name due to the statue of the founder of the Turkish Republic, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, found in the middle of the park. The garden is one of the public gardens that the municipality pays great attention to, allowing visitors to spend enjoyable times.

East Park:

East Park has a charming view of the Black Sea. It contains a large number of various trees. It also includes many facilities such as basketball and football courts and a number of restaurants and cafes.

Amisos Hill

Amisos Hill’s history dates back to the 6th century BC. There are many tombs from different civilizations throughout the ancient history in the hill. Amisos Hill is close to the city center and can be reached with an amazing cable car ride.

Gazi Museum:

Opened in the 1940’s the Gazi Museum is accommodated in the Mantika Palas Hotel built by architect Jean lonnis Mantika. Mustafa Kemal Ataturk – an iconic public figure used to stay at the hotel every time he came to the city and after his death, the museum was set to open its doors to showcase Turkey’s history, courageous stories and facts in the form of photos, documents and personal belongings and the bedroom of Ataturk among other items.

Ladik-Akdag Kis Turizm Merkezi:

The place has a natural ice rink and a ski resort that is perfect for getting the adrenaline rush during winters. Springs are known to turn the place into an adventure spot to try paragliding and kite flying. The view of Samsun city from here is a highlight in itself.


Economy and investment in Samsun:

Samsun Port is the largest industrial port in the Black Sea region of Turkey. On the other hand, Samsun is a rapidly growing city that combines education, industry, trade, agriculture and tourism.

There is a light industrial zone between the city and the airport. The main manufactured products are medical devices and products, furniture, chemicals and automobile spare parts.

In addition, the urban transformation projects are growing rapidly in Samsun, represented by many luxurious residential and commercial complexes.

Samsun in Türkiye


Edited by: Ebla Group Real Estate

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