THE PLATEAU OF MARTYRS: SULTAN MURAD
Sultan Murad Plateau located on the route of Trabzon-Caykara-Atakoy, has an height of 2200 m. “Yayla Ortasi Festival” is held every year on August 20. Also “Martyrs’ Memorial Day” is organized every year on June 23 for the martyrs of the war with Russians. Murad IV performed Friday prayer in this plateau on the way back home from Iranian expedition dated 1653. He had stayed here for a few days.
AHİ EVREN DEDE MOSQUE AND MAUSOLEUM
The construction date of Ahi Evren Dede Mosque, which is located in Boztepe Neighbourhood overlooking Trabzon, is not known.
NEMLİZADE MANSION
The construction of this mansion was started by Nemlizade Hacı Ahmet Efendi in Gazi Paşa neighbourhood and completed in 1892. The mansion, which includes four storied and separate quarters for women and men, reflects the European style of that period. Wall panels with Kütahya tiles decorate the living room and other rooms on the women quarter’s ground floor.
DEĞİRMENDERE BRIDGE
THE LIVING CORE OF TRABZON: ORTAHISAR NEIGHBORHOOD
There are plenty of historical artifacts in a narrow area in Ortahisar neighborhood. The oldest one among these artifacts is Altinbasli Meryemana Church (Panaghia Khrysokephalos Virgin Church) dated 914. It was converted to a mosque and started to be known as Fatih or Ortahisar Mosque. Mehmet Sultan, the Conquerer has performed his first Friday prayer here. The residence opposite to this mosque is the house where Suleiman the Magnificent lived. The house serves as a museum today.
KADIRALAK PLATEAU
The villages in the region were established above the valleys of the rivers flowing down from the mountains to the sea.
ALACAHAN
Three storied Alaca Han is located in Bakırcılar Neighbourhood. Its construction date is unknown; however, the inn and the nearby bath, Alaca Hamam and Alaca Han are both dated back to the 18th century in historic records. Rectangular planned inn displays a fine quality of stonework. It was covered with gutter tiles. All sides of the inn are buildings. The main entrance gate is in the middle of the western side. Its courtyard by a portico is surrounded by rooms.
Other Topics
ZAĞNOS BASTION
SİSDAĞI PLATEAU
VAZELON MONASTERY
ORTAHİSAR MOSQUE
THE MUSEUM OF TRABZONSPOR FC
HARMANTEPE PLATEAU
ÇAKIRGÖL PLATEAU
THE MYSTERY OF DETAILS: HAGIA SOPHIA
ÇARŞI MOSQUE
A LONG AND GREEN LAKE IN THE BLACK SEA’S ALPES: UZUNGOL
THE VALLEY THAT CARRIES ON THE NAME OF ZAGNOS PASHA
YENİCUMA MOSQUE
GULBAHARHATUN MOSQUE AND MAUSOLEUM
HIDIRNEBİ PLATEAU
ERDOĞDU BEY MOSQUE
THE WORLD’S FIRST UNCOVERED MASJID WITH TWO MINARETS: KADIRGA PLATEAU
THE MUSEUM OF TRABZON
THE FORTRESS OF TRABZON
ZAĞNOS PASHA BRIDGE
A PAVILION WHERE ATATURK GAVE AWAY HIS ASSETS TO THE NATION
SANTA MARIA CHURCH
THE ARSENAL
İSKENDERPASHA MOSQUE
A JOURNEY TO THE CENTER OF THE EARTH: CAL CAVE
İPEKYOLU MUSEUM
HAPSİYAŞ BRIDGE
THE SYMBOL OF CLEANLINESS CULTURE IN TRABZON: PASHA BATH
A BREATH OF LIFE WITHIN THE SPRUCE FORESTS: KAYABASI PLATEAU
THE LAKE THAT WAS WITNESSED AS IT WAS FORMED: SERA
SUMELA MONASTERY
LİMONSUYU PLATEAU
THE PLATEAU OF SPIRIT: HACKA NOMAD CAMPING SITE
YAVUZ SULTAN SELIM
KUŞTUL MONASTERY
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