The History of Trabzon
 The oldest source providing information about the city of Trabzon and the surrounding area is Xenophon's “Anabasis”. In this work Xenophon describes how, after the death of his father, Dareios, Ataxerxes II rebelled against his brother, who was then emperor of Persia. He set out with an army of mercenaries from Sardes (Salihli) and encountered the army of the emperor at Kunaksa, near the Babylon of Kyros, governor of Western Anatolia.
Accommodation Facilities
  Facility Name *  Address Telephone Web Site 1 Zorlu Grand Otel 5 Yıldız Maraş Caddesi No:90 / Trabzon +90 462 326 84 00 www.zorlugrand.
ABOUT TRABZON
Trabzon was founded in 2000 BC. Its founders are not known; however, it is said that they were the Turkish Tribes came from Middle Asia over Caucasus. There are some saying about the name of the city is first cited in the book “Anabasis” by Xenophon as “Trapezus”.
GETTING HERE AND AROUND
Trabzon has become easily accessible thanks to the newly built motorway and the airport is in service as well. Furthermore the city center has an advanced transportation network.
TAXI TARIFF
TAXI FARE TARIFF OF INNER CITY AND AIRPORT TAXIS   CLASS OF SERVICE ADMINISTERED PRICE (VAT Included) Start 3.00 TRY Distance Fare / km 3.00 TRY Waiting Fare / hour 45.00 TRY Waiting Fare / minute 0,75 TRY Unit Distance 100 m   STANDARDS TO BE APPLIED Above mentioned fares are indicating maximum administered prices. This tariff is valid in provincial borders of Trabzon.
FAQ
1 – Where can I get local delicacies?Local delicacies are available in restaurants and cafes around Trabzon.
Trabzon's Cuisine
Traditional cuisine in the city is quite rich, and the anchovy forms the basic for many of the dishes peculiar to the region. Soups, salads, pilafs and even desserts are made of anchovy. Some of the local dishes are hamsi buğlama(boiled anchovy), hamsili pide (flat bread topped with anchovy), hamsi stew, and hamsi köſte (anchovy meatballs).
Explore Trabzon © 2019