Amasra is a small, historical harbour town in the Turkish province of Bartın on the southern coast of the Black Sea. In past centuries it has been inhabited among others by Greeks, Romans, Byzantines and Ottomans. Therefore, this touristy seaside town is home to many historical legacies that are worth a visit. Delikli Şili: Off the coast there are two islands that are within easy reach: Büyük Ada and Tavşan Ada. One of them is connected to the peninsula by a bridge and the other can be reached by boat. Amasra also has 1.5 km. coastline of sandy beaches ideal to swim and sunbathing. One of the most popular beaches of Amasra is Delikli Şili. Amasra Castle: The castle is the perfect example of the many influences that are visible in this coastal village. The castle was built during the Roman occupation, the walls were built by the Byzantines and the gate was added by the Genoese (during 14th. and 15th. centuries). The Kuşkayası Monument: To the outer edge of Amasra you will find the Kuşkayası Monument. This monument was constructed by the Romans in 41-54 AD and was intended as both a monument and resting place.