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.

Artvin (Livane) Castle
   What is known about Artvin and its districts dates back to the ancient times. Huris and Sakas, being two of the Asian societies migrating from the Central Asia, settled in Çoruh Valley.
Middle Neihgbourhood Mosque
There is not an epigraph on the mosque. However, it is thought that the structure was built at the end of 18th century or in the beginning of 19th century. It has undergone restoration twice in 1971 and 1994-95. The restoration which was started by Directorate General of Foundations is still going on. The structure is open for praying today in spite of some deficiencies. It is located in the Mosque Street of Middle Neighbourhood. There is another structure which is used for ablution and the Quran courses in the northwest corner of it. There is a cemetery on the east. Moreover, the Mosque has got a basement floor. The ornamentation and the decoration of it is quite plain.
Artvin City Centre
Surrounded by Ardahan, Erzurum, Rize and the Republic of Georgia, Artvin is located in the Eastern Black Sea Part of the Black Sea Region. Artvin is of great importance in terms of natural tourism thanks to its wide range of natural values such as snowy peaks of mountains, interesting style of wood architecture, green plateaus, intact and natural forests, crater lakes at the peaks of the high mountains, Çoruh Valley and canyons. Climbing to Kaçkar and Karçal Mountains, trekking in scenic beauties of several vicinities of the region, rafting and canoe sports on the Çoruh River and Barhal Stream reveal the potential tourist industry of the region. Several festivals are organized in Artvin and surrounding area. In these organizations, natural beauties, historical artefacts and alternative tourism areas of Artvin are introduced to the participants. Artvin is one of the places of which the best patterns of wood and stone architecture are found, local music and dance are appreciated by the audience, cuisine is various and advance samples of handcrafts, particularly woodworks, are manufactured.
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.
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