Bartin City Guide

Bartin City Guide

Bartın is located in Black Sea Region and the city is an important tourism destination with amazing beaches and tourism facilities. Attracting the attention of local and foreign tourists regardless of summer or winter, Bartın is one of the natural wonders of our country with its national parks, waterfalls and clean beaches. Especially Amasra district has become one of the most striking holiday resorts in the Western Black Sea Region. Small town, though, this is an important province in Turkey with its historical and touristic values.

Check out the most comprehensive Bartın city guide now. You will find the answers of many questions like “Places to see in Bartın” or “How to get to Bartın ?” in this guide.

City Name



Population Density

Population Growth Rate

Surface Area

Number of Districts

Postal Code

Area Code

GDP (Per Capita)


Black Sea


95 / km2

-0,38 %

2,067 km2




5,944 $

Especially, Amasra is a world-famous tourism destination of Bartın city. You can find a lot of accommodation alternatives all around Amasra.

The districts of Bartın are Amasra, Kurucaşile and Ulus. You will find detailed information for all districts of Bartın in this guide.

Short History of Bartın

The first settlers in Bartın, BC. In the 14th century, with the Gashkas (Kaskas), who dominated this region in the 14th century BC. It is estimated that it was the Hittites who came to the region in the 13th century. In the following period, the Bites and Paflagonians, who spread to the Black Sea, divided the Bartın region. B.C. In the 12th century, the lands of these two civilizations were conquered by the Phrygians and Phoenicians. Turkish rule in Bartın and its surroundings, 11th century. It started with the Anatolian Seljuks at the end. After more than 200 years of Seljuk rule, the region was first included in the Candaroğulları Principality and then within the Ottoman borders. In 1991, Bartın has become the 74th province of Turkey.

Accommodation in Bartın will be important if you are not resident in this city. You can find a lot of accommodation alternatives in all districts of Bartın easily.

If you are looking for real estate for sale in Bartın or real estate for rent in Bartın, you are on the right page.  As of the end of August 2020 in Bartın, the prices of houses for sale increased by 26.21% in the last year. Average for sale residential property size is 105 square meters. Considering the annual averages, as of the end of August 2020, the districts that gained the most value in Bartın for housing were Amasra and Ulus, respectively.

Do you want to get detailed information about hospitals in Bartın ? In Bartın, there are 2 state hospitals and 5 private hospitals.

Road Transportation

Bartın, which is located in the Western Black Sea and close to the Marmara Region, is extremely easy to reach by road. There are regular bus services from big cities such as Istanbul, Ankara, Izmir, Bursa, Trabzon to Bartın. Bartın Bus Station is located 8 km. away from the city center.

Air Transportation

There is no airport within the Bartın provincial borders. The closest point where you can fly to Bartın is 35 km from the city center, Zonguldak Airport. Transportation and transfer operations between Bartın and Zonguldak Airport are provided by special services. The road takes about 30 minutes.

You will find the answers of the “Best places to visit in Bartın” or “Top 10 things to do and see in Bartın” questions in this guide. İnkumu Beach, which is 14 km away from the city center and welcomes its guests with its turquoise water as well as its clean air. The beach welcomes all visitors from different countries of the world every year. Göldere Waterfall, located within the borders of Kurucaşile district, 3 km from Kanatlı Village, is an excellent alternative to a resting place where you can find peace among the greenery and the sounds of water. Amasra Castle is also important historical value for the city. You should visit and take photo near the castle. Çakraz Beach is one of the most popular beaches of Turkey which is located in Amasra district. Fatih Mosque is an old Byzantine church built in the 9th century in Amasra Castle. It was converted into a mosque by Fatih Sultan Mehmet in 1460, during the conquest of Amasra.

There are only one state university located in Bartın named as Bartın University.


Enes Sahin

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