Places to Visit in Tekkeköy

June 24, 2024
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Tekkeköy is a touristic district of Samsun province, located in the Black Sea Region of our country. Many local and foreign tourists come to this district, which attracts attention with both its natural beauties and historical buildings, every year. There are many different alternatives for transportation to Tekkeköy, which stands out as one of the important tourism resorts of the Black Sea. You can come by purchasing a flight ticket or by purchasing a bus ticket. This district, which has a history as deep as human history, is of great importance in terms of industry as well as being a touristic region. There are many touristic spots you can visit in this district, which is located at an average distance of 14 kilometers from Samsun city center. Before moving on to our article on places to visit in Tekkeköy, let's talk about how you can come to this cute and beautiful town.

We can say that the most suitable visit period for those who will come to Tekkeköy is spring or summer. If you have a private vehicle, you can easily reach there by using various applications where you can get directions. Guests who do not have a private vehicle or do not prefer to travel by car can consider buses as their first option. To do this, you must first arrive at Samsun Bus Terminal. You can buy a Tekkeköy bus ticket to reach the bus station located in the city center. After arriving at the bus terminal, you can go to the district by taking other public transportation vehicles or take a taxi. Guests planning to come from more distant cities may consider the alternative of air travel.

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Those who will arrive by plane should arrive at Samsun Çarşamba Airport. You can search for airline companies that fly to this airport, which is only 15 minutes away from the district, and buy a flight ticket that suits your budget. After arriving at the airport, you can reach Tekkeköy town by taking the Bafaş shuttle vehicles. When it comes to places to visit in Tekkeköy, the first point that comes to mind is Tekkeköy Caves. After visiting the caves, you can visit Bayraktepe Nature Park, Tekkeköy Ruins, Büyüklü Kurşunlu Waterfall, Tekkeköy Windmill and Asarağaç Church. You can add these prominent tourist spots of the region to your travel list and enjoy a pleasant Black Sea holiday.

Tekkeköy Caves

First on our list of places to visit in Tekkeköy are the Tekkeköy Caves, which date back to the ancient stone age and stand out with their historical atmosphere.

Since the history of Tekkeköy town is as old as human history, it is possible to come across many historical ruins here. As a result of the archaeological excavations carried out in this region, various historical remains such as pottery, earrings and handmade ceramics from the Old Bronze Age and Hittite period were unearthed.

This place is also home to Tekkeköy Archaeological Valley. Archaeological Valley serves as a museum. You can visit this museum for free and take a short journey into the history of the district.

Bayraktepe Nature Park

Another touristic place that you can have the opportunity to visit by purchasing a Tekkeköy flight ticket is Bayraktepe Nature Park.

As its name suggests, this nature park is home to lush green nature. If you are among those who like to be alone with nature, we definitely recommend you to visit this place. You can do various and enjoyable activities in this park, where a peaceful atmosphere prevails where you can get away from the city noise and relax.

You can go for a nature walk on the walking paths, have a picnic with your loved ones in the picnic areas, tour the surroundings by renting a bicycle, or visit the basketball court and play basketball. We would like to point out that an entrance fee is charged for entering this nature park. There are also areas here where you can pitch a tent and camp.

Tekkeköy Ruins

The next stop on our list of places to visit in Tekkeköy is the Tekkeköy Ruins, which has great historical importance.

Many important archaeological excavations have been carried out in Tekkeköy Ruins, which is among the travel routes frequently visited by those who like to visit historical places. As a result of these studies, important historical ruins from ancient times were found. We recommend that you add this ruin to your travel list to see and examine these historical ruins closely.

Büyüklü Kurşunlu Waterfall

Located approximately 13 kilometers away from the town, Büyüklü Kurşunlu Waterfall offers its guests the opportunity to spend peaceful hours with its magnificent lush nature.

In this region, which is commonly visited in spring and summer, you can have a picnic with your family or friends, accompanied by bird sounds, against a wonderful waterfall view. If you are going to have a picnic here, you can also benefit from the barbecues. There are also playgrounds for children. Tekkeköy bus It is one of the places you can come by purchasing a ticket or a flight ticket.

Tekkeköy Windmill

Tekkeköy Windmill has the distinction of being the only windmill in the Black Sea Region. This windmill, built by the Greeks, is very important from a historical perspective.

You can see this windmill, located around Çırakman Village of the district, closely and take lots of photographs. Due to its damage over time, it has undergone some restoration works by Tekkeköy Municipality. Tekkeköy is among the touristic spots you can see by purchasing a bus ticket.

Asarağaç Church

The last stop on our list of places to visit in Tekkeköy is Asarağaç Church, located in the Altınkaya District of the district.

This church, which is among the culturally rich ones of the region, is located on a hill with a view of Çarşamba Plain. This building, known as one of the oldest churches in the region, unfortunately has not survived to the present day intact. However, since the stone walls remaining from the church are still standing, you have the chance to examine these historical ruins closely. You can have a wonderful holiday and sightseeing period in Tekkeköy, known as one of the prominent districts of Samsun. 

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