hosts the Archeology Museum that exhibits finds and artificats
from local excavations.
Bolu Archeology Museum and The Ethography
Museum have artifacts from the Hittite, Roman, Byzantine, Seljuk
and Ottoman Periods.
Icon in the Sinop, Archeology Museum
Archeology Museum in Sinop exhibits several beautiful golden icons,
and the Aslan Torunlar Museum (18th century)
displays ethnographical artifacts and finds.
7 km northeast of Bafra is an archeological site including
over 600 graves from the early Bronze Age (2300-2100 BC) that uncovers
much of Black Sea regional history.
artifacts, including jewelery, which is especially important, can
be seen in the Samsun Museum.
Lesser Ayasofya Museum, Trabzon
Ataturk Museum in Samsun, houses many objects and documents relating
to the war.
Archeology Museum in Samsun not only displays the finds from Ikiztepe
but also from Dundartepe and Amisos, as Samsun was known in ancient
The jewel of Trabzon's
monuments is the restored 13th century Byzantine church, used for
centuries as a mosque and now as the Ayasofya
Museum which contains splendid frescoes, some of the finest examples
of Byzantine painting, cover every one of the interior church walls.
In Trabzon, wooden houses
fill the old quarter nestled in the ancient fortificiations, which
still remain the spirit of a medieval town. The house in which Ataturk
stayed has been made into a museum.
In Rize, Mehmet Matarci
Mansion is now an Ataturk Museum that displays
his personal belongings as well as ethnographical artifacts from the