History and Tourist Destinations Düzce

Seyahat Rehberi

Seyahat Rehberi

While the history of Akçakocan’s first settlement, which had been host to many civilizations throughout history, First arrivals to the region BC Tracks and Frickles at 1200. The Frickers, weakened by the Kimer and Scythian movements, were abolished by the Lydians and founded the Lydian Kingdom.

B.C. The Persian Empire was established in 708. Bolu and its supporters set up the cities of Abanutikus, Sinope, Eolya, Heraclia, Kieros and Dias on the shores of the Black Sea.

B.C. In 333 BC, Macedonian King Alexander the Great defeated the Persians in defeat, and dominated Anatolia. Babilde BC When dying in 323, the dynasty disbanded and was divided among the heritage generals; Eight states have been established and the Hellenistic era has begun.

B.C. 377 8211; Bias, the first king of the Kingdom of Bithynia, If the center is, then Astakos was the last Nikomedia (Izmit). B.C. 91 8211; At 74, Bitinya was completely given to Rome. B.C. In 74, the Roman Council Lucullus Mihtridata divergent Black Sea commander Cottaya Heracliea ordered the demolition of Alaplion, Diapolis.

The navy of Potnos king Mithridate was caught in the Black Sea and took refuge in the Melen river, going to the Heracli from the land via Diapolis. With the division of the Mithridat forces into the region, Roman forces entered Bithynia; Antonius Heraclia gave Adriaticor the Galatian principle, and even the names of the territory that remained in Latin culture were changed.

In 395, the Roman Empire was divided into two, called the East Bitinyaya Honoriat. The center of this place is Klodiopolis (Bolu), the main cities are Prusias (Skopje), Diapolis (Akçakoca).

In 1204, the 4th Crusader armies settled in Istanbul and ruled by establishing the Latin Empire. Genoese settled on the shores of the Black Sea and established trade and sea sites in Diapolis, Herakliea and Amesus cities, which had been established for the foreseeable times, and repaired existing monuments. Akçakoca8217 is referred to as the Genoese Castle, but it belongs to the city of Diapolis which was founded by Greek immigrants long ago. In 1261, the Byzantines ended their Latin domination and declared their sovereignty again.

The beginning of the first Turks in Akçakoca and its region begins in 1085. 1077 8211; In the time of Seljuks in Anatolia, 49 languages ​​were established; The Iznik Beylik (Bolu 8211, Kocaeli 8211, Bursa) was occupying the Bidiya. The Seljuk Anatolian State entered the Mongol administration in 1255, and ended in 1308 with the death of Mesut.

Byzantine 1285 8211; Between the years of 1338 he had a hard time. They had no power to stop Turkish raids. Most of the cities connected to the end were in the hands of the Turks. Diapolis in 1319, Prusias in 1323, the towns of Kladiapolis in 1324, Orhan Gazi and Konuralp have been captured by the Ottoman Empire.

During the Ottoman Empire period, the region was ruled by Akçakoca Bey, the gun friend of Osman Gazin, and changed to Diapolis name Akçaşar given by Byzantines. 18th century. Has also received the name of Akçaşehir, which was changed as Şar – Şehir. Bolu province, Düzce accident, Akçaşehir became part of the province according to the Constitution Essence law in 1923 with the declaration of the Republic.

On June 23, 1934, the town was converted into a township, and Akçakehir was named Akçakehir on September 7, 1934, following the name of Akçakoca Bey.


Tourism in Akçakoca started in 1948. With the advices of the families coming from Ankara, the name of the sea, unprecedented sands, and the insatiable beauty of the nature have increased, and Akçakoca, who initiated the first tourism movement in Turkey, has always protected its important place in Turkish tourism.

Akçakoca has an intense interest in recent years due to its location, social structure, natural beauties and tourism investments.

There are many activities that can be done as Akçakoca8217, which has a different beauty in the four seasons of the year, as well as being a tempting place to be visited. You can also buy fresh fruits and nuts from the region’s economical crops, specialty mountain wines and jams, blackberries and delicious chestnut honey.

Ceneviz Castle: 3 km from the city center. It is famous for its unique panorama, picnic and promenade, blue flag beach.

Aktas Waterfall: It is located in the highest region of İlçen and is 9 km. Auto 2 km. It is a wonderful wonder reaching on foot.

Fakıllı Cave: One of the most visited places in recent years. After a 3-meter entry tunnel, the galleries are reached with incredible images. It’s 8 km from the city center.

Cumayeri: It was organized as a picnic area and has undertaken a historical and religious mission with a former bathing remnant, a mosque and Evliya Ahmet Dede Tomb. The area is a recreation place with great plane trees and beside the flowing water.

Mehmet Arif Mansion and Neighborhood Houses: These houses, which are located in the center of Akçakoca with their original architectural structures, are some of the most worth seeing.


Tracking: Along the shoreline cut along the coast and waterfall route
Rafting: Mellan’s tea in sight
Angling Fisheries: Melen River and the Black Sea

The area is also available for hunting; Quails, snacks, and sometimes pig hunting.
Akçakoca8217 also has a number of monuments and monuments that can be visited if requested. AND THE WORLD’S GREAT 2 GLASSES

Türbeler: Kaplan Dede Mausoleum, Eren Mausoleum, Koçbaba Mausoleum, Tavşan Dede Mausoleum, Kalpakcıbaşı Mausoleum, Yeşh Efendi Mausoleum, Kara Ahmet Mausoleum
Tekkeler: Koçbaba Tekkesi, Hadımhoca Tekkesi, Kalpakcılar Tekkesi,
Mosques: Cumayeri Mosque, Korfar Mosque, Upper Mosque, Lower Mosque, Kapıkulu Camii, Faryanı Camii, Kızlarağa Mosque is the new name of Central Mosque and has been built with a special architecture in the form of a complex. For this reason and because it is in the center there are many visitors.
Seven lakes, Abant, Kartalkaya, Düzce Efteni Bird Sanctuary, Samandıra Waterfall, Ancient Konuralp, Kdz. Ereğli Cave of Hell is worth seeing. Briefly, Akçakoca is a privileged tourist region with its history, nature and sea …


Breads: Plate, Basing, Pancake, Tantrum, Corn bread, Anchovy corn bread
Sorbets: Tarhana, Lentil, Flour, Cilbear, Cranberry Soup
Pastry Jobs: Mantı, Noodle, Kuşkus Makarnası, Spoon Pasta, Mancar Pide, Melen Böreği, Ramadan Simiti (a pastry made by sprinkling cheese with locally unique or sprinkled walnut)
Meals: Charcoal fillet, Karalahana dishes, Hamsili Pilav, Korçan, Gaygana,
Sweeties: Melangeceği, Laz Böreği, Güllaç

The most important means of subsistence is Nutrition and Fishing. 1877 Russian 8211; The first hazelnut crop was brought by Akçakoca and the Eastern Black Sea region after the Ottoman War. In this year, Bostanci Hacı Ahmet Efendi, who settled in Osmaniye muhaline from Trabzon, was the first person to bring the hazelnut seedlings he brought with him to this land. While the required rainfall for the nut production is 750 mm, Akçakoca8217 is 1000 mm. The amount of precipitation is a favorable environment for growing.
You can experience the taste of eating nuts from the hazelnut branch with a visit to Akçakoca in summer months.

From sea fish; It is fish species which are kept and sold in the waters of Istavrit, Kıraça, Lüfer, Sarukanat, Çinekop, Palamut, Kofana, Haddad, Anchovy, Zargana, Kalkan, Mullet, Mullet, Tartar and Sea bass Akçakoca. There is also the chance to eat fresh fresh fish in various hotel and fish restaurant. You can also enjoy the wonderful nature of the fishes grown in the trout farms in the center and nearby villages, which can be eaten on the banks of the creek.


Akçakoca is located in the western Black Sea region north of Anatolia, north of Düzce and is the largest district center of the province. The northern border of the province; It starts at 30.59 degrees, where the Melen River flows into the sea in the west, and ends at 31.16 degrees when the Karataş level reaches to the sea. Alaplı and Yığılca districts of Zonguldak province in the east, Düzce province in the south, and Kocaali district of Sakarya province in the west.

1050 km2. The residential area of ​​Akçakoca, which has a surface area of ​​700 m2. The forest area is 35 km2. Dir. It is currently established in 42 villages and 9 districts and has a population of around 25.000.


Akçakoca platosus goes from north to south, from west to east, to mountainous area. The altitudes in the south are Kaplan Dede (1152 m), Harassment (960 m), and the Orhan Mountains extend parallel to the sea shore.

The birth place of the town consists of hills and backs. Incirbaşı, Sivri Tepe, Çakal Ağlı, Ballica, Aktaş, Pınarlık, Donbay Tepe 8217, whose height is not more than 300 meters; Some of them.

The shallowest shores of the Akçakoca are the Melenağzı, Edilli, Töngelli, Çayağzı and Akkaya piers.

The rocks on the beach have been eroded by the majestic waves of the Black Sea. The highest of these is 30 m between Genoese Castle and Değirmenağzı. Are the Soyat shrubs at the height.

There are two bazaars in the residential neighborhoods of Akçakoca 8021; It is on a flat at an altitude of 90 meters. The area is composed of sand, stone, marl partially calcareous and chalky. Except for the center, the other shores are covered by the Kuaterterné Alivyon. These sandy shores are very fine due to the schist, while the sand in the center is thicker.

Akçakoca and its surroundings have not survived a collapse and destruction due to the earthquakes that the region has seen in the past and in the past.

Akçakoca has a marine climate. It carries the characteristics of being a Black Sea province. Spring and Autumn 8216 also have rainy, winter winters January and snowy winters in February. It is open to the northern winds of Akçakoca, whose summers are hot. The winds of Karayel, Poyraz and Yildiz are the most important ones.

The moderate formation of the warmth leads to the abundance of noodles from the sea to the land. Humidity is at most 83%, at least 64%. This ratio is 50 8211 on the coast; 60, 40 8211 in the mountains; 50, the area around Akçakoca is considered to be a humid region.


Streams of about 30 rivers and streams flow from the South to the North and fall into the Black Sea. All but the melancholy are born within the boundaries of Akçakoca and poured into the sea. If only to count a few; Megen River, Kalkin Stream, Darı Stream, Taşman Stream, Akdere Stream, Orhan Stream.


The climate is rainy and moderate, causing the vegetation cover to be lush. It is 30 km from Akçakoca. Shoreline; Hazelnut trees and natural forests; Beech, hornbeam, chestnut, linden and oak are the most common tree species.

On the seashore there are Laurel, Kocayemiş, Muşmula, in the inner part are Forest Rose, Yer Gülü and Erica trees, Fern grass, Shepherd tuft and meadow grasses.

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