Rize attractions

Museum in Rize

Rize Museum

Just behind the tourist-office kiosk, this fine, custard-yellow Ottoman house is decorated in traditional style, with re-created bridal room, weaving room, kitchen and so on filled with antique furniture, cooking im…
Castle in Rize

Rize Castle

Built by the Byzantines on the steep hill at the back of town, Rize's ancient kale (castle) has both a lower castle and the so-called inner castle above it. The latter, which may date to the 6th century AD, contains…
Gardens in Rize

Ziraat Tea Garden

Rize's fragrant and floral tea garden is next to the Çaykur tea factory, 20 minutes' walk above town along the steep main road (Zihni Derin Caddesi) leading uphill behind the Şeyh Camii. Enjoy the superb views with …