The attractive city of Giresun is situated on a peninsula where the blue sea and the green land meet, in the Black Sea region of northeast Anatolia (Asia Minor). Giresun is famous for its natural mineral waters. Inisdibi and Caldag waters are said to be beneficial for renal and digestive problems.
A number of interesting places to visit await in Giresun.
The Zeytinlik District consists of traditional houses under the protection of preservation laws.
Giresun Castle lies at the heart of the city. It includes the tomb of national hero Topal Osman Aga, palace ruins, ramparts of rough-hewn rocks, and caverns.
A former Catholic church in the Cinarlar District, constructed in the 18th century, is a splendid example of Gothic architecture.
The beaches, plateaus, rivers, and forests make the surrounding area a natural visitor destination. The coasts to the east and west of Giresun are beaches. Several highlands near Giresun are reachable by road. They are characterized by virgin forests and botanical wonders -- a natural for camping, but some highland areas offer basic overnight accommodations. In addition, 10-acre Giresun Island is the Black Sea's only island, just a mile off the coast. It is visited during festivals and summer months by way of private voyages.