Karabuk located in north part of Turkey and between Istanbul to Karabuk is 396 km. Karabuk, was a district of Zonguldak til late 1995 hence it’s one of the newest cities of Turkey in North Anatolia and it is located roughly 200 km away from Ankara on the North.
The location it was settled is the iron – steel centre of Turkey. one of the first steel factory of Republic of Turkey was established in this area in 1939, and had improved itself on a high speed based industrially.
The area has quite rich ore beds in limestone and white marble although manganese and mineral coal come from Zonguldak and iron ore from Divrigi.
Karabuk is one of Turkey’s cities which has the largest forest area within it’s borders ,a nature wonder having a great variety range and types of trees where you will feel like a tropical place, Yenice Forest, Historical Safranbolu Houses are also listed in World’s Heritage List, ancient cities, caves, canyons, and with it’s plateaus it is a tourism paradise.
Safranbolu and Historic Safranbolu Houses are some of the places in the list of must-go or must-see as they have their extraordinary splendid historical atmosphere and a historical background of 2 centuries.
Karauzumler, Kaymakamlar House, Mumtazlar, Kavsalar, Kileciler, Sipahioglu Houses are some of the most beautiful structure of area’s architecture.