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Trabzon Turkey is the ninth largest city in the country. We will try to tell you briefly about the beautiful city of Eastern Black Sea Region in Trabzon Turkey travel guide article. We mentioned that the Black Sea is a place where the few natural beauties of the world live. Trabzon, Karedeniz is one of the cities where you can see the most beautiful beauties. The city was founded by the Greeks in the 9th century BC and is Turkey’s oldest natural harbor.

Trabzon has been one of the important central cities of the Roman and Byzantine empires in the past. The green forests, blue rivers, which it has, are always interesting. It was conquered by Fatih Sultan Mehmet in 1461 and passed by the Ottoman Empire. Trabzon became the center of other important cities of Karadeniz such as Samsun, Giresun and Rize in the Ottoman period. The city became one of the preferred places for settlement both during Roman and Byzantine period and during Ottoman period.

Trabzon is now considered as the second largest province after Samsun within the borders of Turkey. The Sumela Monastery, which many people recognize, has become the symbol of this city. Throughout the year, people from many countries visit the Sumela Monastery.

Trabzon Turkey Weather

The characteristics of the Black Sea climate of Trabzon city are seen. For this reason, it is one of the cities with the most rain during the year. If you want to travel to the city of Trabzon you should opt for summer months. Festivals and fun events are held in Trabzon during the summer months when the temperatures are rising. Trabzon’s average temperature is 7 degrees in the winter months. The temperature of the air can rise to 20 degrees in the summer months.

How can you go to Trabzon Turkey?

A map of Turkey’s Trabzon city in Eastern Black Sea region taken from google maps

How can you go to Trabzon Turkey?

Trabzon is located in the Eastern Black Sea region of the Black Sea region. Rize, Giresun, Gümüşhane and other Black Sea cities of Turkey are neighbors.

Getting to Trabzon is very simple. There is an airport in the city. You can go directly to Trabzon from other airports of Turkey. If you want, you can also take the bus journey to this beautiful city of the Black Sea. There are companies that directly fly to the city of Trabzon from all of the Turkish bus terminals.

When you come to the city, you can use public buses for transportation. It is also possible to hire a taxi or hire a car. In Trabzon, the lowest fare for city trips is 1 TL. The highest wage is known as 10 TL in 2017. If you are staying in the city for a long time, you can rent a car from the cheap car hire services.

Trabzon Turkey Accommodation Guide

There are different kinds of hotels in almost every province of Trabzon Turkey. But the hotels that are providing the best quality services for the reasonable price for you are gathered in the city center. Grand Hotel is the biggest hotel you can find in the city of Trabzon. This is a five star hotel in this hotel, so you might have to pay a bit more than others to stay here. If you are looking for affordable hotels, you are in a moderate number of places near the city center.

Those who want to stay in Trabzon near the city center can choose between “Bulvar Palas Hotel, London Palas Hotel and Demirgrand Hotel“. Those who want to stay in the hotels that provide suitable fiyata quality service in Trabzon can evaluate hotel options such as “Buruj VIP, Rahal VIP“. Among the recommended hotels in Trabzon are the “Nazli Apartment 2, Zoviya Hill White Apart, Central VIP Apartments

Places to Visit in Trabzon

We mentioned earlier that the Black Sea Region is famous for its natural beauties all over the world. Trabzon is one of the most beautiful cities of the Black Sea. For this reason, there are a lot of places to visit in this city. We prepared a short list of places to visit in Trabzon for you. Places to visit in Trabzon, which is located in Trabzon Turkey guide book, is composed of natural beauties and historical places.

Sumela (Meryem Ana) Monastery: This monastery is located in “Altındere” village of Trabzon. It is one of the most visited places of Trabzon. The monastery, preserved in quite good shape, reflects the historical architectural features very well. You can also hike around the scenic, green, wooded alanda nature walk around the monastery.

The monastery has undergone many changes since the day it was built, but the center has managed to protect itself. The Sumela Monastery consists of churches, small chapels, cells, fountains and monks’ rooms. You can visit each of these sections. Sumela Monastery entrance fee is set at 15 TL (4 dollars) in 2017.

Trabzon Castle: Places to visit in Trabzon are one of the important points of the list. Trabzon Castle is located within the boundaries of the Araklı district of the city. The castle is very close to the sea, while visiting this historical monument, you can also watch the sea among the untouched greens of Trabzon. Especially when you visit Trabzon Castle during sunset time, you can understand why ancient civilizations prefer this place. The castle reflects the characteristics of the Byzantine architecture along with the architectural structures that continue along the coast. It is also fun to watch the sunset in the atrium with small round towers.

Vaselon Monastery: Trabzon is in an important position on the list of places to visit. It is a large monastery complex consisting of chambers, churches and chapels. It is thought that this monastery was built around the tenth century AD. It is necessary to use high stairs to ascend the monastery built on a very steep area. When all the stairs go up, there is a large tower to enter the monastery. Later on you will face a corridor. This corridor is quite spacious and is used to pass the room. After strolling through the rooms and interior, you can go to the courtyard. In the courtyard of the monastery there is a church in front of the sacred cave. Those who have faith in Christianity can pray here.

Uzungöl: It is among natural beauties to visit in Trabzon. It is certainly one of the most beautiful and most important centers of this city. It is made up of untouched natural beauty around a lake.

Trabzon Small Hagia Sophia: This church was founded by Christians escaping from the city after the occupation of Constantinople. Trabzon This historical monument, which was used as a church during the Greek Empire period, has been transformed into a mosque with the Ottoman Empire.

Highlands: When we prepare a list of places to visit in Trabzon, it is a great injustice to jump in the springs. Untouched green plains in the city famous for its natural beauties cover a large area. In certain periods of the year, local people of Trabzon settle here.

Nightlife in Trabzon

Night life in Trabzon has not developed much. However, it is still possible to find bars and live entertainment venues in the city center. Those who want to live in the night life in Trabzon, “Mey Bar, Suleyman Bar, Akçaabat Restaurant, Nostalgia Restaurant” can evaluate such options. Russian and Georgian prostitutes work in the entertainment centers near the center of Trabzon.

Shopping in Trabzon

There are major shopping centers near the city center. You can also shop for places selling local products. The products made with hand crafts can be very interesting.

 

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