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Rize is a city on Turkey's Black Sea coast. It's the centre of the country's tea-growing humid northeastern coast.

Get in[edit]

One can reach Rize by taking a bus or dolmuş from Trabzon. Turkish Airlines (THY) offers daily flights into Trabzon Airport (havaalanı). Pegasus offers discounted fares to Trabzon from Istanbul and Ankara.

Get around[edit]

Much of Rize can be accessed on foot or by shuttle bus (Dolmuş).

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Visit the Botanik Çay Baçhesi (Botanical Tea Garden) and drink Rize's famous tea and sample local desserts.

Drink tea and/or eat fish at a number of seaside restaurants along the coast opposıte from the cıty center.

Take a dolmuş to Dağbaşı from the Eski Orta mosque (cami) north of the central square. There are a number of excellent and affordable restaurants in Dağbaşı that offer a full panorama of the city from a hilltop just outside of the city.

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Buy[edit][add listing]

Buy tea (çay)!

Eat[edit][add listing]

Try local Karadeniz specialties such as Muhlama, Hamsi Boreği, and Alabalik.

Drink[edit][add listing]

Rize is the capital city of TEA, you can drink tea.

Sleep[edit][add listing]

  • Dedeman Rize, [1]. A reputable 4+ star hotel in Rize.  edit

Keleş otel is an acceptable (and unremarkable) two-star hotel near the city center. Rates for a two-person room started at 75 TL as of July 2009.


Get out[edit]

Take a dolmuş to Ayder, access-point for the Kaçkar Dağlar (Kaçkar Mountains).

Routes through Rize
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