SUMELA MONASTERY
Sumela Monastery, within the borders of Altındere Village of Maçka District, was built on steep rock cliffs at the skirts of Karadağ Mountain which overlooks the Altındere Valley. Among the populace it is known as Virgin Mary Monastery. The location of the monastery proves the tradition that the monasteries were generally built outside the city, in forests, and nearby the waterside and caves.
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.
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.
A LONG AND GREEN LAKE IN THE BLACK SEA’S ALPES: UZUNGOL
Uzungöl is 99 km away from Trabzon city center and 19 km away from Çaykara county town. Its altitute is 1090 m.
HAPSİYAŞ BRIDGE
It differs architecturally from the other archedbridges in the Eastern Black Sea Region. The most important differences are its stone columns set on rocky surface, wooden body and tiled roof which give its originality. In old times, the buildings were substantially wooden. Hapsiyaş Bridge which is one of the most favourable works of art in the city, is also built that way.
DURSUN ALİ İNAN MUSEUM
THE ARSENAL
The Arsenal is the most striking structure among the ones in Trabzon. According to the Yıldız Palace records, it was constructed in 1305 in Islamic Calendar (1887 in Gregorian calendar). Both the inscription and the signature of Sultan Abdülhamit II over its door confirms this date. The Arsenal, with a 25-40 m diameter, includes two circular structures; one inside of the other. The inside one is four storied whereas the outer is three storied.
Other Topics
SANTA MARIA CHURCH
ORTAHİSAR MOSQUE
NEMLİZADE MANSION
THE MYSTERY OF DETAILS: HAGIA SOPHIA
DEĞİRMENDERE BRIDGE
A BREATH OF LIFE WITHIN THE SPRUCE FORESTS: KAYABASI PLATEAU
KUŞTUL MONASTERY
İSKENDERPASHA MOSQUE
LİMONSUYU PLATEAU
HIDIRNEBİ PLATEAU
ZAĞNOS PASHA BRIDGE
ERDOĞDU BEY MOSQUE
AHİ EVREN DEDE MOSQUE AND MAUSOLEUM
THE LIVING CORE OF TRABZON: ORTAHISAR NEIGHBORHOOD
THE LAKE THAT WAS WITNESSED AS IT WAS FORMED: SERA
A PAVILION WHERE ATATURK GAVE AWAY HIS ASSETS TO THE NATION
GULBAHARHATUN MOSQUE AND MAUSOLEUM
THE MUSEUM OF TRABZON
ÇARŞI MOSQUE
THE SYMBOL OF CLEANLINESS CULTURE IN TRABZON: PASHA BATH
St. Sabbas Chapel
YAVUZ SULTAN SELIM
KADIRALAK PLATEAU
THE WORLD’S FIRST UNCOVERED MASJID WITH TWO MINARETS: KADIRGA PLATEAU
İPEKYOLU MUSEUM
THE FORTRESS OF TRABZON
ÇAKIRGÖL PLATEAU
VAZELON MONASTERY
A JOURNEY TO THE CENTER OF THE EARTH: CAL CAVE
SİSDAĞI PLATEAU
Manglavita Chapel
CEVDET SUNAY MUSEUM HOUSE
ZAĞNOS BASTION
THE MUSEUM OF TRABZONSPOR FC
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