Ünye attractions

Tomb in Ünye

Tozkoparan Rock Tomb

This ancient cave tomb, one of a few in the area, is off the D010 coastal road 5km east of the town centre. Carved bull figures flank the entrance to the tomb, which is thought to date to between 7000 BC and 5000 BC…
Street in Ünye

Bakırcılar Sokak

Just near Orta Camii (Middle Mosque), this street of bygone times is home to a handful of coppersmiths, including Bizim Bakırcı, who still hammer and shape items for the home, as their forebears did for centuries.
Ruins in Ünye

Ünye Castle

About 7km inland from the town stands Ünye Castle, a ruined fortress founded by the Pontics and rebuilt by the Byzantines, with an ancient tomb cut into the rock face below. Catch a minibus (₺2) heading to Kaleköy o…
Museum in Ünye

Ünye Müze Evi

This tiny but ambitious museum occupies a handsome, breezy, 250-year old Ottoman house, with displays bringing to life the history, lifestyles and folklore of the different ethnic groups who have made Ünye their hom…