Top Historical Places in Samsun

Are you looking to explore the history of Samsun through the ages? There are a number of historical destinations in Samsun including the time-honored buildings, monuments, palaces, and parks where you can learn about the glorious past of Samsun. The presence of these historical sites and museums will take you on a walk through Samsun ‘s rich history.
If you are willing to have an in-depth historical information about Samsun, we recommend that you take a wonderful guided tour to cover the major historical attractions. Also, check the opening and closing time for each so that you can organize your time. Make sure that you go through the complete list of historical places in Samsun for a great trip!

Let's witness the history of Samsun with these top historical places - monuments and landmarks:

  1. Bandirma Vapuru Muzesi

    4.6 (128 Votes)
    Bandirma Vapuru Muzesi

    Museum, Park, Monument, Sculpture

    The Bandirma Vapuru Muzesi is an open air museum including the Bandirma ship. The original changed many of its owners and landed in the hands of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk. The current ship even though not the original, was built to replicate the original dimensions and in 2003 was opened to the Public. The museum consists of 6 sections including a kitchen, a bedroom, the captain’s cabin and t...Read more
  2. Onur Aniti

    4.7 (130 Votes)
    Onur Aniti

    Park, Monument, Statue

    Located in Ataturk Park, the Onur Aniti Monument (Monument of Honor) consists of a statue of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk riding a horse. The bronze statue is placed on a marble pedestal and reaches a height of 29 feet. The Qaeda (marble pedestal) contains bronze plates embossed to tell the story of Mustafa Kemal along with other depictions that portray the Samsun Liberation War and its independe...Read more
  3. Samsun Amazon Heykeli

    Walking Area, Statue

    The statue of Amazon takes center stage at the Bati park and is dedicated to the mythical warriors who were the archenemies of Greek. Stories of some of the most prominent Greek figures including Hercules mention the need to prove their mettle by fighting a powerful Amazon warrior Queen! Many interpretations and stories encircle the Amazon women warriors including their utter self reliance and ...Read more
  4. Amisos Cemetery

    4.5 (10 Votes)
    Amisos Cemetery Image

    Cemetery, Tomb

    The Amisos Mezarlari Cemetery is located in the Bati Park and you can reach here by taking a cable car from the west park. The Amisos hill is an archeological treasure and the Mezarlari is where the Amisos family grave is still preserved. The tombs are believed to be of a prominent ruling figure of the kingdom of Pontus (maybe a King) along with the tomb of his wife and daughter. Take a walk ar...Read more
  5. Bati Park

    Waterfront, Park, Statue, Picnic Spot

    Located near the Black Sea, the Bati Park is one of the most loved green spaces in Samsun. The shimmering sea overlooks a vast expanse of green grass, larger than life sculptures and wide open spaces, make sure you fall in love with the tranquility and the calm that embraces the place. The statue of Amazon and the Amisos Mezarlari are placed here and add to its beauty. Carry a small picnic bask...Read more