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.
İPEKYOLU MUSEUM
In modern museology, it can be clearly seen that museums have high importance for the society in various ways.
A PAVILION WHERE ATATURK GAVE AWAY HIS ASSETS TO THE NATION
Constructed as a summer residence by Konstantin Kabayanidis in the early 19th century, the pavilion lies on the ridge of Soğuksu which overlooks Trabzon. The building reflects the influence of European and West Renaissance Architecture, and large and splendid European symbols were used for decorative purposes. Stonework was used on the exterior side and interior part is made of bricks; however, stairs are wooden, and have ban isters.
THE MUSEUM OF TRABZON
The mansion which today serves as the Museum of Trabzon was constructed by the money broker Kostaki Teophylaktos around 1898-1918 in the early 1900s.
DURSUN ALİ İNAN MUSEUM
Dursun Ali İnan Museum, which aims to transfer the history, culture, life, handicrafts and nature of Uzungöl to the present generations, is established on an area of approximately 4,000 square meters. Built under the roof of the traditional wooden Uzungol House, which was built based on local architecture, the museum includes local and archaeological works that Dursun Ali İnan added to his collection, as well as various figures he made from tree roots he found in nature.
YAVUZ SULTAN SELIM
Selim I, the great Turkish sultan, served as the governor of Trabzon for 22 years between 1489 and 1511.
THE MUSEUM OF TRABZONSPOR FC
Being one of the historical works of Trabzon, Trabzonspor Museum is on the second floor of Sadri Şener Social Facility Building. The museum which displays many championship cups reveals that the Trabzonspor Sport Club has an important place in the Turkish football history. The most interesting cup in the museum is the ‘half cup’ which was shared with Ankara Havagücü Sport Club in the 1958 Turkish Amateur Football Championship.
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