About Safranbolu - presentation, information, photos and recommendations
Safranbolu is a town and district in the province of Karabük in the Black Sea region of Turkey. It is about 200 km (120 miles) north of Ankara and about 100 kilometers south of the Black Sea coast, or more specifically about 9 km north of Karabük.
Old Town preserves many old buildings, with 1008 registered historical objects. These are: 1 private museum, 25 mosques, 5 tombs, 8 historical fountains, 5 Turkish baths, 3 caravanserais, a historical clock tower, 1 sundial and hundreds of houses and cottages. Also there are mounds of ancient settlements, rock tombs and historical bridges. The old town is situated in a deep ravine in a fairly dry in the mountains. New Town can be found on the plateau about two kilometers west of the old town.
Safranbolu | Safranbolu, an Anatolian city that brings history to life through its mosques, market, neighbourhoods, streets and original houses, was inscribed to the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1994. The city is in the Paflagonia region that was described by Homer
in his epic poem, The Iliad and its known history dates back to 3000 BC
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