St. Sabbas Chapel
Built on rocks on the northern slopes of Boztepe overlooking the Old Christian Cemetery, the history of the St. Sabbas Chapel dates back to the 13th-15th centuries.Access to the chapel that is a two-storey structure consisting of three chapels carved into the rock, was provided by natural stairs carved into the rock.According to Anthony Bryer and David Winfield, writers of The Byzantine Monuments and Topography of The Pontos, Kings of Trabzon named III.
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.
KADIRALAK PLATEAU
The villages in the region were established above the valleys of the rivers flowing down from the mountains to the sea. The winter period passes by with resting, doing seasonal works and making hand crafts. When the spring comes, in March and April, the fields are spaded and in may the seeds are planted. Families which have mezra (field under cultivation) go to their mezras and spend approximately a month there. Especially the flock is taken to the mezra.
KUŞTUL MONASTERY
Known as Peristera, this Monastery was built nearby the Şimşirli village in Maçka district in the middle of the 8th century. Only the base of the church has survived to the present.
HARMANTEPE PLATEAU
Harmantepe plateau lies within the borders of Yeşilyurt location, which located in Köprübaşı district. This plateau is home to the military trenches from the World War I and Martyrs’ cemeteries, and is a worth seeing spot. A commemoration ceremony is held on June 29 every year.
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
THE VALLEY THAT CARRIES ON THE NAME OF ZAGNOS PASHA
ÇAKIRGÖL PLATEAU
THE MUSEUM OF TRABZONSPOR FC
THE LAKE THAT WAS WITNESSED AS IT WAS FORMED: SERA
THE ARSENAL
HIDIRNEBİ PLATEAU
A PAVILION WHERE ATATURK GAVE AWAY HIS ASSETS TO THE NATION
A BREATH OF LIFE WITHIN THE SPRUCE FORESTS: KAYABASI PLATEAU
A JOURNEY TO THE CENTER OF THE EARTH: CAL CAVE
ÇARŞI MOSQUE
ERDOĞDU BEY MOSQUE
SANTA MARIA CHURCH
VAZELON MONASTERY
THE MUSEUM OF TRABZON
CEVDET SUNAY MUSEUM HOUSE
DURSUN ALİ İNAN MUSEUM
SUMELA MONASTERY
GULBAHARHATUN MOSQUE AND MAUSOLEUM
ZAĞNOS BASTION
A LONG AND GREEN LAKE IN THE BLACK SEA’S ALPES: UZUNGOL
THE LIVING CORE OF TRABZON: ORTAHISAR NEIGHBORHOOD
ORTAHİSAR MOSQUE
THE PLATEAU OF SPIRIT: HACKA NOMAD CAMPING SITE
ALACAHAN
THE MYSTERY OF DETAILS: HAGIA SOPHIA
HAPSİYAŞ BRIDGE
NEMLİZADE MANSION
İPEKYOLU MUSEUM
YENİCUMA MOSQUE
İSKENDERPASHA MOSQUE
SİSDAĞI PLATEAU
AHİ EVREN DEDE MOSQUE AND MAUSOLEUM
DEĞİRMENDERE BRIDGE
LİMONSUYU PLATEAU
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