About Rize - presentation, information, photos and recommendations
Rize is located between Pontic Mountains and the Black Sea. They considered to be the "wetter" corner of Turkey and is the main tea producing region of the country. In addition to tea, the region is also known for the production of kiwifruit. The province is largely rural and highly scenic environment that contains many high mountain valleys and yaylas (meadows). Çamlıhemşin district is one of the most popular places in Turkey for walking and outdoor holidays. The roads are rare and some remote areas, so powered lifts have been installed to transport people and goods in the mountains. Summers are cool (July average 22 ° C) and mild winters (January average temperature 7 ° C) with a high level of rainfall throughout the year.
The new road has made Rize Black Sea coast more accessible, but has drawn criticism for the negative effect on wildlife in the region. Since the early 2000s, Rize increased visitors from outside the province, especially tourists from urban areas. This increase in tourism among locals expressed concern that the traditional way of life and unblemished character of the natural environment is endangered.
The mild and snowy winters provide for an ideal setting for the practice of winter sports such as skiing and mountaineering. The cool summer months, on the other hand, let one experience four seasons in one day. Rize which receives rainfall in every season is one of the few regions scented with the intense smell of lush nature.
Enshrouded in a fairytale landscape with high mountains, icy rivers and misty highlands getting foggy before sunrise, the city still bears the traces of village life.
Furthermore, Rize has a rich variety of natural and cultural assets to offer such as the Firtina Stream, wooden houses, corn bread or knitted booties.
Rize | Rize is blessed with the most beautiful nature that has been preserved over the centuries. The fresh air of Rize has a regenerative effect on you with every breath you take.
Located in the greenest area of Turkey, the Eastern Black Sea Region, Rize is renowned for its unique architecture, delicious cuisine and the hospitality of the local people
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