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Trabzon Travel Guide: 126 reviews and 427 photos

The City

Trabzon is a city located on the nortf-eastern coast of Black Sea region.

I was going back home from Artvin, in 2006 summer, and I passed through the city.

population is up to 1 million and the people are really friendly and helpful. whenever you ask a place to someone, he may even take you there himself.

the historical heritage of the city constitutes of many civilizations. in the city archeological museum, you can find many very interesting items that are mostly taken from the Sumela Monastry.

natural beauties are around the city, not inside. so, if you want to see fascinating landscapes, you have to make some effort of exploration.

moreover, the Sumela monastery and Uzungol "have to be" seen.

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Pros and Cons
  • Pros:extremely beautiful and peaceful landscape, historical heritage from many civilizations, cheaper than average
  • Cons:may be a bit distant to other attractive destinations of Turkey
  • Intro Written Apr 15, 2007
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  • HORSCHECK's Profile Photo
    Dec 13, 2014 at 11:09 AM

    Interesting page about Trabzon here.

  • PierreZA's Profile Photo
    Nov 7, 2007 at 8:35 PM

    Very nice page, and your photography is great! Hope we will see more of these great pages on Turkey from you!

  • TheWanderingCamel's Profile Photo
    Apr 26, 2007 at 8:18 AM

    There's a famous English book "The Towers of Trebizond" - anyone who has read it will dream of visiting Trabzon... This is a lovely page, great photos and evocative text. Thank you. leyle

  • globetrott's Profile Photo
    Apr 24, 2007 at 6:05 AM

    an interesting page bringing back great memories ! It is a pity that I did not see sumela monastery, but Aya Sofia was simply great !

  • sachara's Profile Photo
    Apr 22, 2007 at 8:22 AM

    Fatih, I enjoyed to read your Trabzon page. I can't remember Trabzon very well, though I spent the night there. But I can remember the Sumela Monastery very well, especilally its mystical appearance at a misty early morning.

  • Ekahau's Profile Photo
    Apr 19, 2007 at 1:54 PM

    WoW uzungol / trabzon is so beautiful


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