Amasra, which has a promontory protruding towards the sea, two bays on both sides of the promontory serving as sheltered harbors and independent islands connected to the mainland, was Amastris; It is a settlement with 3000 years of history, local arts based on charm and fishing, as well as the surrounding woodland. Amasra is still a tourism region with unique fish restaurants, hotels and hostels.
Amasra hosts a lot of domestic tourists especially in summer months due to its proximity to Ankara. Amasra beach, Amasra museum, Gürcüoluk cave, Kuş Kayası road monument, Göldere waterfall, Crying Tree, Mast Rock, Amasra Castle and Amasra Lighthouse are the most visited places in Amasra, which hosts many excursions and overnight trips. It is the hometown of the artist Barış Akarsu. Akarsu dedicated his last tape, released in January 2007, to the people of Amasra. In Amasra, there is a statue of Barış Akarsu.