Citadel (Giresun Kalesi). A well-preserved citadel in city centre.
Giresum Museum (Giresun Müzesi), Atatürk Bulv. 62 (below the citadel, close to the waterfront), ☎ +90 454 212-13-22 (firstname.lastname@example.org, fax: +90 454 212-54-75), . M-F 8AM-5PM. Housed in a Greek cathedral dating back to 18th century, overlooking the sea and with a view of the island.3 TL; under 17 and over 65 yrs free. edit
Giresun Island (Giresun Adası). Except for tiny rocks, this is the only Turkish island in the Black Sea. Situated 1.2 km offshore, it is possible to rent a boat to the island from the city. Surrounded by verdant bushes and trees of the island are the ruins of a roofless temple and some fortifications, which are believed to be used by Amazons, a legendary clan of all-female warriors who terrorized the lands around the Black Sea in ancient times.
Otel Kaan, Osmanağa Cad. Çapulacılar Sok 8, ☎ +90 454 212-65-14, . checkout: noon. Central, no-frills one-star hotel in a side street. Very good value, with buffet breakfast, wi-fi and free parking at adjacent garage.edit
Otel Kale, (up a steep cobblestoned street leading to the university). Basic, no-star, clean, free wi-fi, cheapest option.edit
Hotel Kit-Tur, (on the main shopping street leading 100 meters uphill from the harbor). 3-star, but with low prices, very good value.edit