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Salihbey Mosque

   Çayağzı Mosque is located in Çayağzı (Korzul) ward in the provincial centre of Artvin province. As it was built by Salih Bey, one of the flag officers of Livane (Artvin), in 1792 AD (1207 according to Muslim Calendar) according to its epigraph, it was named after him and it is also called Salihbey Mosque. It was renovated in 1980’s by Mosque Building Society and it is still used today as a mosque. A recently built narthex was added later. The Mosque, which is located on Öğretmen Okulu Street, was built over the basement and has the recently built narthex on the northern side, a minaret on the north-western corner, a historical fountain on the north-western side,  a recently built, two storey Quran Course Center on the western side and another fountain on the eastern side. Its design is approximately square-shaped and the exterior of the mosque is plain. One can easily understand that the mosque has a historical value upon seeing its exterior. However, the interior of the mosque has undergone a change to a great extent despite the efforts to preserve the original form of the mosque.

   Transportation: One can get to the mosque, which is at Öğretmen Okulu Street 22, by taking mini- buses to “Köprü” (The Bridge) and getting off at the “Üstgeçit” (The Crossover) stop.

Irsa plateau
The plateau which is 35 km. away from city centre, is commonly used by Erenler (İrsa) Villager
Artvin Culture House
According to its epigraph, the house was built in 1799 and its owner was Bicanoğlu Yahya Ağa. The structure which is a masterpiece of Ottoman-Turkish architecure was recorded as “ a mansion with a garden” in the notices of Ottoman land registers. Beautiful examples of carving and engraving can be seen in the house. The cypress tree motifs on the right and the left of the fireplace have a special meaning in Turkish culture. When we analyse the Turkish culture from the past to the present, it can be seen that tree motifs have been used often in the similar ways. The cypress tree motifs which symbolize the tree of life were used in the tiles, tombstones, rugs, fountains etc. by Ottoman craftsmen. The resemblance of cypress tree to the minarets is also a reason why it was used often in the Ottomans. The restoration and the garden design of the Culture House were made and now it is a place where you can taste local dishes. The Culture House is 3 km away from the Artvin City Centre. You can go there on foot –it takes about 10 minutes-  or you can use public transportation and then walk 500 metres to reach there.
İşhan Church
   It is located in Yusufeli’s İşhan village. According to a manuscript dated to 951, the Church was built by Priest Seba, nephew and student of Priest Khandzda (759- 861), with support and help of King Andernese. Construction of the Monastery was started in 955 during the reign of Georgian King David, and finished by Baratian King Magistros in 1027. The Virgin Marry Chapel is found at the southwest of the Monastery.
Küre Cemetery (Protected Historical Area)
The war cemetery was constructed for the memorial of Lieutenant Mehmet Rüştü Bey and the privates Aki AKAN and Hasan VANOĞLU who are the martyrs of the First World War.
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