Top Historical Monuments and Landmarks in Sinop

Sinop is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Sinop one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Sinop is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Sinop or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Sinop. Explore the historical monuments of Sinop with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Sinop guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Sinop page for the complete list of attractions and activities.

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Let's witness the history of Sinop with these top historical monuments and landmarks:

  1. Sinop Fortress Prison

    #1 of 5 Historical Places in Sinop
    Sinop Fortress Prison

    Tags: Museum, Tour, Historical Site, Prison

    Address: Kaleyazısı, Cumhuriyet Cad., 57000 Sinop Merkez/Sinop, Turkey

    Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Revisit the age-old history of Sinop by taking a tour of the Sinop Fortress Prison. It is located inside the Sinop Fortress and is said to be one of the oldest prisons of Turkey. Established in 1887, ...Read more

  2. Sinop Castle

    #2 of 5 Historical Places in Sinop
    Sinop Castle

    Tags: Castle, Historical Site

    Address: Meydankapı, 57000 Sinop Merkez/Sinop Province, Turkey

    As you enter the city, you will be welcomed by a medieval castle named Sinop Castle. Though most part of the castle is in ruin state but it still holds on to its former beauty. According to the histor...Read more

  3. Ethnography Museum Arslan Torun Mansion

    #3 of 5 Historical Places in Sinop
    Ethnography Museum Arslan Torun Mansion

    Tags: History Museum, Historical Site, Mansion

    Address: Yeni, 57000 Sinop Merkez/Sinop Province, Turkey

    This is another 18th century Ottoman mansion that has been transformed into a museum. However, this doesn’t mean that it is one of those casual museums that you can skip. Rather, this museum inf...Read more

  4. Boyabat Kalesi

    #4 of 5 Historical Places in Sinop
    Boyabat Kalesi

    Tags: Castle, Historical Site

    Address: Gökdere, Bekir Paşa Sk., 57200 Boyabat/Sinop, Turkey

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Located in the district of Sinop, this castle showcase the traces of Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman Empire that has once ruled over Sinop. Today, the entire castle has been turned into a museum to let v...Read more

  5. Alaattin Cami

    #5 of 5 Historical Places in Sinop
    Alaattin Cami

    Tags: Mosque, Religious Site, Historical Site

    Address: Camiikebir, 57000 Sinop Merkez

    This historical mosque was built during the Middle Age. It was named after Alaattin Keykubat I, the brother of Alaattin Keykubat I, who capture Sinop in 1214. After that, the mosque has suffered numer...Read more

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