Samsun Turkey

From the town of Giresun, going to a city of Samsun

From the town of Giresun, going to a city of Samsun

Bandirma Ferry Park Open Air Museum

Arrived at the Bandirma Ferry Park Open Air Museum in Samsun.

Replica of the cargo ship SS Bandırma, which carried Atatürk from Istanbul and arrived in Samsun on May 19, 1919, the date which traditionally marks the beginning of the Turkish War of Independence.

Going to the booked hotel; Ataturk Boulevard in the twilight, Akyol theme park, Tram and the station and a local mosque

Going to the booked hotel; Ataturk Boulevard in the twilight, Akyol theme park, Tram and the station and a local mosque

North Point Hotel and night view from the hotel room

North Point Hotel and night view from the hotel room

The next morning, I and the friend walked around in the Samsung city with cameras.

Samsun Map

Samsun Map from PlanetWare.com

Samsun is a city with a population over half a million people on the north coast of Turkey. It is the provincial capital of Samsun Province and a major Black Sea port.

Walking around the Samsun city inside.

Walking around the Samsun city inside.

Honor Memorial (the statue of Kemal Atatürk)

Honor Memorial (the statue of Kemal Atatürk)

Samsun Ethnography Museum was opened on May 19, 1981.

Samsun Ethnography Museum was opened on May 19, 1981.

The exhibition; Early Bronze, Hittite, Hellenistic, Roman and Ottoman Era.

The exhibition; Early Bronze, Hittite, Hellenistic, Roman and Ottoman Era.

 Great Mosque (Ulu Camii) was built by Haji Ali September 9, 1884.

Great Mosque (Ulu Camii) was built by Haji Ali September 9, 1884.

Yali Mosque lies on in Bugday Bazaar Quarter and built by Mehmet Sadik Bin Abdullah.

Yali Mosque lies on in Bugday Bazaar Quarter and built by Mehmet Sadik Bin Abdullah.

Wandering streets of Samusun. And then it's time to leave this city.

Wandering streets of Samusun. And then it’s time to leave this city.

There is a light industrial zone in the city. The main manufactured products are medical devices, furniture, tobacco, chemicals and automobile spare parts.

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