Located in Erzurum Turkey – Samsun Turkey highway and provides the exit to Artvin Center. Over the Artvin Bridge and 70 m high in rock. There are cistern and chapel remants inside Castle. Structure was built in 10th century of Bagrat King and restoreted from Ottomans in 16 th century then used. It is attractive with its high town.
It is located at Savsat district in Sogutlu Street. It is built in Bagratli King period and used by Ottomans.The majority of walls are in life.
Ardanuc (Gevhernik ) Castle
It is most important and oldest castle of Artvin that founded in Ardanuc district Adakale street.It is known that it have been started first building of castle before century. It was used by Bagratli King, Childir Atabeks and Ottomans.This is the one example of its citadel and walls. It is attractive with its different remants and inscription that belongs to Suleiman the Magnificent.
Mosques and Tombs
The most important mosques of Artvin and around it are ; Ortajalar Center Mosque( Arhavi district),Muratli Mosque( Borchka District),Esenkoy Mosque(Murgul district), Kojabey Mosque(Shavshat district), Demirkent Mosque(Yusufeli district),Iskender Pasha Mosque and Tombs(Ardanuch distirct).
Iskender Pasha Mosque and Tombs
It is founded at Adakale locality in Ardanuc district. It built in ottoman period firstly and in 1553 it restoreted and opened for pray.There are Hatije Hanim, ali Pasha and Suleiman Pasha tombs that belong to Ottoman near to it. It was first mosque of area and came to modern day.