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wooden houses of GumushaneGumushane has a rich flora and fauna; it's surrounded by fruit groves, especially apples, and gardens of wild roses. Gumushane is a natural stop between Trabzon and Erzurum which is a restful place. The city has many interesting natural caves such as Karaca cave in Cebeli village of Torul district, or Akcakale and Arili caves. Tomara waterfalls in Siran district, Artebel and Limni lakes in Torul district, and Orumcek forests in Kurtun district are other natural beauties. Zigana mountains have also skiing facilities at an altitude of 2032 meters and it offers good opportunity for winter sports fans.

During the Roman and Byzantine periods the city was known as Argyropolis; in Greek Argyros means Silver and Polis means city. Later on it was ruled by Emevis, Abbasids, Seljuks, and Ottomans. In the 17th century Evliya Celebi reports that Gumushane was rich of silver mines. During the Ottoman Empire Gumushane was a satellite of Erzurum and than Trabzon, but after the Republic it became a province of Turkey.

The old Gumushane city still retains examples of old-style architecture, you should especially visit Saricicek village to admire 19th century typical Ottoman houses. The oldest mosque in the city is Suleymaniye which was built by the order of the Sultan in the 16th century. There are also many fountains, tombs and mausoleums from Ottoman period.

Being founded on the ancient Silk Road, Gumushane province has many fortresses such as Canca, Akcakale, Edire, Kov, Kodil and Gumustug.

Imera Monastery built in the 14th century is 38 kilometers from the city center, at Olucak village. Other ancient Christian churches are; Metropolitic, Balcilar, Hegios Georgios, Ayana, Mandiri, Emirler, Cakalli and Dilek.

Apart from the city center, Kurtun, Torul, Kose, Kelkit, and Siran are other provincial districts of Gumushane.

Surrounding areas of Gümüşhane, Turkey's fantastic natural heritage, with world class peaks, gorges, beaches, wetlands etc is combined with an amazing cultural heritage going back many thousands of years .

If you love the water element you can live the experience of rafting in Gümüşhane Turkey that offers direct contact with the water in conjunction with the sail through majestic landscapes alternating quickly.

One of the favorite activities and a great way to explore rivers, mountains and the nature around Gümüşhane Turkey, is participating in a white water rafting adventure.

To help you plan your next Gümüşhane, Turkey rafting experience, our team has prepared for you this mini guide illustrating the most famous rivers as well as the most important hints for each one of them.

Put on your rafting waistcoat and helmet, embark on your boat and off we go to explore the splendid water paths of Gümüşhane, Turkey nature!

Don’t give it a second thought, explore rivers around Gümüşhane, Turkey all year round and relish the beauty of Turkish nature.

As Gümüşhane and surrounding areas of Turkey have plenty of wild landscapes and rough rivers, many clubs organize frequent rafting excursions to these areas.

The impressive waterway around Gümüşhane of Turkey offers rapids of moderate difficulty with clear passages and no serious obstacles, thus making rafting in Gümüşhane Turkey is perfect for both beginner and advanced paddlers.

Things to do 10 top tourist attractions highlights best places to see sites to visit in Gümüşhane Turkey events festivals fiestas event calendar.

Other cities, towns, districts, provinces, destinations around Gümüşhane, Turkey ;

Giresun · Alucra · Bulancak · Çamoluk · Çanakçı · Dereli · Doğankent · Espiye · Eynesil · Görele · Güce · Keşap · Piraziz · Şebinkarahisar · Tirebolu · Yağlıdere
Çıtlakkale Gedikkaya · Camoluk · Canakci · Dogankent · Gorele · Guce · Kesap · Sebinkarahisar · Yaglidere

Gumushane has been one of the most important cities in the Eastern Black Sea region due to its foundation on the main route from Trabzon to Iran. The city neighbors to Bayburt, Giresun, Erzincan, and Trabzon. It is a small city of approximately 200.000 people, with 6575 square kilometers of land area at an altitude of 1210 meters above sea level.

The city has a moderate climate at a high plateau shaped by deep valleys and high mountains. The highest hill of the city is Abdal Musa hill touching 3331 meters.

Published date: November 2, 2017 Modified date: January 5, 2020 Publisher / Owner : Rivers Creeks Streams Valleys

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