10 vibes for Giresun

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Breakfast; do not leave the city before tasting the magnificent Giresun Pita for your breakfast.

Gazi Street; you will enjoy walking along the street, which is closed to vehicle traffic, with many shops of various sizes and the unique Black Sea view downwards.

Giresun Castle; the castle is located on the volcanic rock overlooking the city, at the highest point of the peninsula, which is a first degree natural and archaeological site and divides Giresun into two. The fortress walls start from the southwest, surround the city, and extend to the northeast. The castle is also an ideal point to watch Giresun, where green and blue converge, from above.

Giresun Island; The island, formerly known as Aretias and Khalkeritis, is an archaeological natural site that was inhabited in ancient and medieval times and is the only island in the Black Sea.

Zeytinlik District; this neighborhood in Giresun city center is a 3rd-degree urban protected area. The Zeytinlik houses, which were built with materials imported from Europe about two centuries ago and inhabited by Greeks and Turks neighborly for years, are an inspiration to the folk songs and make visitors travel through history.

Children's Library (Historic Catholic Church); The Historic Catholic Church, which is estimated to have been built in the early 19th century and started to be used as a Children's Library in 1967, has a rectangular plan. Its main facade is determined with a triangular frontal, and there are stone grooved corner columns at the corners. The top of the entrance is covered by a porch with a hipped roof with round arches carried by a four-cornered column.

Giresun (Gogora) Museum; the 250-year-old Orthodox church from the middle of the 19th century was built by Greeks that resided in the region. It was used as a church until 1924.

Giresun Bagel; The kneaded sourdough is shaped like a bagel and boiled in hot water, soaked in grape molasses, and finally baked using a wood fire in a stone oven. The sourdough is sour, so it is easy to digest while lower in calories. It can be stored in coolers for a long time. Bagels that are put in an oven or a pan and heated reach the taste and freshness of the first day. It is possible to easily take these bagels, which you can find almost everywhere in the city, as a flavor from our city.

Giresun Hazelnut; Giresun is the homeland of hazelnuts and the province has the highest quality hazelnuts in the world. Our city, which is located on the lands starting from the seashore up to the mountain villages, is covered with hazelnut gardens. There are many types of Giresun hazelnuts. Some of these are Chubby Hazelnut, Pointed Hazelnut, Bird Hazelnut, Flat Almond Hazelnut, and Round Almond Hazelnut. It is quite convenient to grab hazelnuts and hazelnut products that you can find in almost every part of the city as a flavor from Giresun, and we wish that you to enjoy Giresun Hazelnut, which is the best quality hazelnut in the world.

Çavuşlu Bread; Çavuşlu Stone Oven Bread is considered unique not only in Türkiye but in the whole world with its history, oven, cooking style, shape, taste, and non-staling characteristic. It is the only bread sold in slices. Çavuşlu bread is not for taste, but for satisfaction. The staling period of the bread is long. It can be stored for 5-15 days under suitable storage conditions.

Zeytinlik District
Zeytinlik District
Childrens Library Historical Catholic Church
Childrens Library Historical Catholic Church
Giresun City Center
Giresun City Center
Giresun Bagel
Giresun Bagel
Giresun Museum
Giresun Museum
Giresun Island Aretias
Giresun Island Aretias
Hazelnut
Hazelnut
Giresun Pita
Giresun Pita