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This ancient town was once one of the main trading centers for the highly valued spice Saffron. Today, it’s best known for its extraordinary historical sites and well-preserved houses.

Safranbolu is one of the favourite touristy towns of our country in terms of tourism with its historical values, great architecture, urban culture, lifestyle, traditions and customs, local flavors and natural beauties.

Authentic Example of the Tradition: Safranbolu, which is located in the Black Sea region of Turkey, has a known history that dates back to 3000 BC. It is a unique Anatolian town that brings history to life through its mosques, markets, neighbourhoods, streets and historic houses. This is a place to come not just to explore the wonderful old wooden houses of a bygone age but also to stay in them and play at being Ottoman for a day.

Safranbolu is a typical Ottoman town that has survived to the present day. It also displays an interesting interaction between the topography and the historic settlement. Safranbolu’s current layout and features were established in the 17th and 18th centuries. It is one of the few important towns that remained intact and developed in accordance with the Turkish town structure over time.