Artvin Travel Guide

  • Inside mosque at Oruclu.
    Inside mosque at Oruclu.
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  • Tea plantation before Hopa.
    Tea plantation before Hopa.
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  • Tea plantation before Hopa.
    Tea plantation before Hopa.
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Artvin Things to Do

  • Tea plantations and bridges.

    Lots of old bridges on the road north towards Hopa and try to spot the tea plantations tucked in amongst the hillsides.

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  • CASTLES, MOSQUES,CHURCHES,FOUNTAINS...

    Castles Þavþat (Satel) Castle Castle that placed at Söðütlü Quarter, Þavþat County, is built by Bagratlý Kingdom in 9th century, it is used by Ottomans too. Today castle is abandoned but still most parts of high tower and rampart walls remain. Artvin Castle (Livane) it is tied to main rock 70 meter above the river base opposite of Artvin Bridge...

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Artvin Restaurants

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    by jonturk Written Jan 5, 2003

    Artvin Kitchen that rich by the means of local meals has vegetable meals consist of mountain beet which cultivated naturally at mounts and gardens, kuþekmeði, kazayaðý, gýmý, kavurma, purslane, mallow. Nepürþen that made with drying fresh vine leafs and Puçuko that made mixutre of meat, sour and dryad fresh bean are local meals original to region. Some of the examples for pastry are katmer (flaky pastry), eriþte (kind of macaroni), hýngal, çergabaz, biþi, lokum (delight) and kinds of pastries. Main cookies of province are hasuta, kaysefe, zurbiyet honey, delight.

    Nearly every where is cheap at Artvin.

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Artvin Transportation

  • Bus station.

    Situated about 3 quarters of the way up from the valley below,the bus station is just next to the Petrol Ofisi garage and just below the town.Good views of the watch tower from next to the garage.

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  • Buses to Artvin

    Artvin is reachable by roadway from every where of Türkiye. Coach Station Tel : +90 (466) 5114949 Port Tel : (+90-466) 351 40 67Lüksartvin is one of the bus company which let you to Artvin

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Artvin Shopping

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    by jonturk Written Jan 5, 2003

    What to buy: Don't return back before buying; hand art made with woodwork, items knitted with branch covers and tendril, clay pots and pans, copper - plated products and rugs.

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Artvin Local Customs

  • FESTIVALS, BULLFIGHTS etc.

    Bullfights 16 April / ARTVÝN Bullfight 22 April / ARTVÝN Bullfights 30 April / ARTVÝN Bullfights 20-21 May / ARTVÝN Murgul and Its Environs' Bullfight Festival 21-27 May / ARTVÝN Kafkasör Culture Tourism Art Festival 1 June-31 July / ARTVÝN Hopa Culture and Art Sea Festival 1 -5 July / ARTVÝN Þavþat Sahara Pancarcý Feast 1 -31 July /...

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  • karfasor feast

    end of june;one of the rare,really popular and genuine,turkish feasts:during many days,thousands of people,drinking,kicking up before the culminating event:a bullfight!!!they are very proud offering the best bulls in the area!

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Artvin Off The Beaten Path

  • Oruclu village.

    Lots of villages to stop in along the valley but we stopped here as one of our friends has a relative there.Nice mosque to visit and below that an old Georgian mansion with old wine cellar below.We also found the local bakery "outdoor".Take the road south towards Erzurum but it's only about 35km away after the town of Zeytinlik.Keep going and it's...

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  • DON'T LEAVE WITHOUT...

    Traveling Borçka Karagöller lakes and Camili Region Rafting at Çoruh, tracking at Kaçkar mountains, Watching bullfight at Kafkas plateau, Eating Puçuko,

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  • visit ishan,it's worth making the...

    you'll discover a nice georgian church....where:on road 950,to the south,59km from artvin,turn left on road 060,then 8km to ishan.SEE ALSO MY ISHAN PAGE!

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Artvin Sports & Outdoors

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    by jonturk Updated Jan 5, 2003

    Rafting existence of best course for stream sports on Çoruh River that divide region two parts by flowing south to north, after Zambezi and Biobio Rivers, makes province attractive for streaming water sports. Moreover there are ideal courses for water sports on Barhal Rivulet that spring from Kaçkar Mountains and important subdivision of Çoruh River. Rafting, katamaran and canoe sports can make between june - October months at Çoruh River and Barhal Rivulet. Moreover 4th world streaming sports champion ship made on Çoruh River at 1993.

    Çoruh River

    Barhal Rivulet


    Tracking and Nature Walking there are the most suitable courses for nature tracking of Türkiye at Kaçkarlar that highest mountain series of east black sea. Mountaineering groups and mountaineers whom come to region, complete Trans - Kaçkar tracking by walking trough Yusufeli Yaylalar Village to Rize - Çamlýhemþin Ayder Plateau. Moreover thare are suitable tracing courses at other mountains of regions Altýparmak Mountains.



    Hunting places Province that most of the areas cover mountainous and broken places, has suitable places for hunting. Especially mountain Goth, bear, wolf, fox and naruel touth are important game animals of region.

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    Fountains and Bridges Çelebi Efendi Fountain it is at Orta quarter depended to Artvin Center. Building built by Çelebi Efendi whom was steward of Asma Sultan at the year of G. 1783 (H. 1197). Only some part of the building survived to present day. Fountain included to classical Ottoman buildings. Berta Bridge is on the way to Þavþat county...

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  • a highly spectacular road (N950)along...

    alone...in a wild and imposing natureSEE TRAVELOGUE road 950 between artvin and yusufeli. a breathtaking site

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