Zil Castle is one of the most distinctive monuments of the region. 15 kilometers south of the district centre, it is established on the western slopes of Fırtına Stream.
Feretiko is a type of fabric woven from jute (hemp) yarn on a loom. It is also known as “Rize cloth” because it is produced especially in Rize.
Authentic Rize cuisine’s base element is the small fish is the main ingredient of many recipes including anchovy bread, steamed anchovies, rice pilaf with anchovy, hamsi kuşu (fried anchovy), anchovy soup, hamsi çığırtası (anchovy pancakes), hamsikoli (corn flour cake with anchovy).
You can smell the fresh green tea scent in emerald green tea plantations and try to harvest tea using traditional methods.
During your visit to Rize, give ear to waterfalls! Waterfalls pouring from high are amongst Rize’s natural wonders.
10 vibes for Rize
Breakfast is the most impressive meal of the day. Start your day with a good breakfast with various cheeses, butter, Anzer honey, molasses, muhlama (melted cheese and cornmeal), Rize simit and traditional Turkish tea.