Amasra is in Black Sea Turkey.

Amasra is a seaside resort on the Black Sea. It's population is normally 6,000, though this explodes in the summer to around 25,000. Most summer holiday-goers are from Istanbul or Ankara. The best time to visit may be in September, after the crowds have left.

Get in

View of Amasra Peninsula

Busses from Safranbolu take about 3 hours, and cost around 10 YTL. If you can't find any buses going directly to Amasra, you should get to Bartin, from where there are regular minibuses covering the rest of the way to Amasra.


Amasra Museum which was once selected as the best small museum in Turkey.




Fish and salad


Traditional cold drink in Turkey is "ayran" which diluted yoghurt with some salt. However beer and wine is also available.


Go next

Routes through Amasra

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