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Ordu province, situated at the base of a lush hill, has a serene and green climate, making it one of the most tranquil areas in Turkey. It enjoys warm, damp summers and mild winters that facilitate the growth of abundant fruit farms. Caka beach, a popular attraction, is where locals enjoy swimming in the Black Sea.

Ordu City, located in the northeastern corner of Turkey, dates back to the 7th century BC. Originally ruled by Romans and Pontus, it became part of the Ottoman Empire's Trabzon Province in the 15th century and then became its own province after The Republic came into power in 1923.

Ordu City boasts several historical landmarks. The Pasaoglu Mansion, once the residence of a rich and influential Ottoman family in the 19th century, is now an Ethnography museum that exhibits their lifestyle. There is also a remarkable 18th-century church in the Tasbasi culture center.

Laleli Mosque is an example of a timber mosque in Anatolia that was constructed without using a single nail. Atik Ibrahim Pasha Mosque was built around the 1170s, and Osman Pasha Fountain was constructed in 1842.

Fatsa, another town renowned for its hazelnut orchards and thermal spa, is where the ruins of a fortress named Bolaman Castle are situated, along with an 18th-century Turkish house.

Another notable attraction is the 19th-century church located in Yason Cape in Persembe, which has been converted into an archaeological museum. Persembe is also known for its "Oil Wrestling" contests and is regarded as a Slow City or Slow Citta'.

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