YENİCUMA MOSQUE
It was dedicated to Saint Eugenios, the saviour and the protector of Trabzon. It is not known when the church was first built. According to researchers, the first construction was a basilica. There is also an inscription dating from 1291. The present building was probably built with a cruciform plan in the 14th century. Without a narthex, the building has three naves and three apses today.
ORTAHİSAR MOSQUE
The structure, which is formerly called as the Golden headed Virgin Mary Church, is assumed to have been built with a basilica plan within a monastery.
ZAĞNOS PASHA BRIDGE
Zağnospaşa Bridge links the Zindan Gate with the İmaret Gate. It has two arches, one on top of the other. Roman and Byzantine work manship is observed on piers of the bridge. Historic records mention about the existence of a wooden drawbridge on the site of this bridge. Researchers reveal that the bridge consists of 4 construction layers. It was also repaired again aſter the repair of Zağnos Pasha in the 15th century.
ABOUT VAKFIKEBİR
Vakfikebir is 40 km west of Trabzon, surrounded by Carsibasi in the east, Besikduzu in the west, Tonya in the south and Black Sea in the north.
ABOUT YOMRA
The date of foundation of Yomra is similar to that of Trabzon. With the conquest of Trabzon in 26 October 1461, by Mehmed II, the last remaining non-Turkish land in Anatolia joined the Ottoman Empire. From this date on the invasion of the Eastern part of Trabzon was led by the tutor of Prince Bayezid (the son of Mehmet II), Lala Hizir Bey. It was by his efforts that Yomra became part of the Empire. Hizir Bey is also the first mayor of Trabzon.
YAVUZ SULTAN SELIM
Selim I, the great Turkish sultan, served as the governor of Trabzon for 22 years between 1489 and 1511.
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.
Other Topics
Besikduzu Lift Project
HIDIRNEBİ PLATEAU
ABOUT BEŞİKDÜZÜ
HARMANTEPE PLATEAU
ABOUT ŞALPAZARI
A BREATH OF LIFE WITHIN THE SPRUCE FORESTS: KAYABASI PLATEAU
ABOUT DERNEKPAZARI
ABOUT AKÇAABAT
ABOUT TONYA
SANTA MARIA CHURCH
A PAVILION WHERE ATATURK GAVE AWAY HIS ASSETS TO THE NATION
ERDOĞDU BEY MOSQUE
NEMLİZADE MANSION
A JOURNEY TO THE CENTER OF THE EARTH: CAL CAVE
THE PLACE WHERE SMALL SAILING BOATS WERE BORN: CAMBURNU
CEVDET SUNAY MUSEUM HOUSE
ALACAHAN
LİMONSUYU PLATEAU
THE MYSTERY OF DETAILS: HAGIA SOPHIA
KADIRALAK PLATEAU
ÇARŞI MOSQUE
THE LIVING CORE OF TRABZON: ORTAHISAR NEIGHBORHOOD
ABOUT ARAKLI
GULBAHARHATUN MOSQUE AND MAUSOLEUM
THE MUSEUM OF TRABZON
THE PLACE WHERE PHILOSOPHY LIVES: FAROZ FISHING PORT
THE PLATEAU OF SPIRIT: HACKA NOMAD CAMPING SITE
KUŞTUL MONASTERY
HAPSİYAŞ BRIDGE
ABOUT KÖPRÜBAŞI
SUMELA MONASTERY
ÇAKIRGÖL PLATEAU
THE VALLEY THAT CARRIES ON THE NAME OF ZAGNOS PASHA
AHİ EVREN DEDE MOSQUE AND MAUSOLEUM
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