THE WORLD’S FIRST UNCOVERED MASJID WITH TWO MINARETS: KADIRGA PLATEAU
Kadirga Plateau has an elevation of 2300 m. Tens of thousands of people attend Kadirga Festival held every year on the third Friday of July. The most interesting feautre of the plateau is its open-air masjid with two minarets. People say that Mehmet Sultan the Conquerer had paid a visit to Kadir Agha’s grave and performed Friday prayer here with his companies. The name Kadirga is also said to come from Kadir Agha.
KADIRALAK PLATEAU
The villages in the region were established above the valleys of the rivers flowing down from the mountains to the sea.
HIDIRNEBİ PLATEAU
Hıdırnebi was established on the hill which is behind the Hıdırnebi Stone. Today, Hıdırnebi Plateau can be reached by a 45minute trip from Trabzon's center and half an hour from Akcaabat's center. Located on the 1450-1500m altitude, it is one of the most important holiday resorts and stopovers of the Black Sea Region. It is asked and preferred with its natural beauty and Yayla Kent facilities that were made in 1998 and have a transmitter on the west.
SİSDAĞI PLATEAU
Sis Mountain is the highest mountain in the region close to the beach. Its distance is about 85 kilometers from the city center of Trabzon and 38 kilometers from the coast of Beşikdüzü.
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.
A BREATH OF LIFE WITHIN THE SPRUCE FORESTS: KAYABASI PLATEAU
Kayabasi Plateau has unique scenery surrounded by spruce and fir forests displaying a rich flora. Kara Abdal Festival is held every year on the second week of August in the plateau.
THE PLATEAU OF SPIRIT: HACKA NOMAD CAMPING SITE
Hackali Baba Tomb located in Duzkoy (Hacka Nomad Camping Site) having an elevation of 1784 m. has been attracting visitors. Hackali Hodja is also renowned as Kus Mustafa but his actual name is Mustafa Tarhan. He died in 1949. His followers built a mosque including the tomb. Kadirga Festival is held every year on the third Friday of July in addition to Karaabdal Festival held every year on August 14.
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