The most important landmarks in Trabzon

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Trabzon Museum

The Trabzon Museum, which is one of the most important sites and landmarks in the Turkish city of Trabzon, was built in 1917 AD, and it is one of the famous examples of European architecture, as the Baroque style that is considered one of the traditional Ottoman arts – dating back to Nineteenth century – clearly visible, and the museum, which was restored in 1988 AD, includes many artifacts, and ethnographic artifacts. It should be noted that this museum was opened on April 22 of 2001.

Hagia Sophia Mosque

The Hagia Sophia Mosque (English: Hagia Sophia Mosque) is one of the most important landmarks of Trabzon, knowing that this mosque was a church called (the Church of Divine Wisdom); it was built in the period between (1238-1263 AD), and despite the pattern What was prevalent at the time – the pattern of Constantinople – and that appears in the mosaic floors and the frescoes in which they spread, except that the building was influenced by the architecture of the Seljuks and the Georgians. It should be noted that this church was converted into a mosque after the Ottomans managed to open it in 1461 AD, and it is now a museum that contains many pieces, monuments, and wall paintings, the reality of which is on the western side of the building is the best.

Sumela Monastery

The Soumela Monastery (English: Soumela Monastery) that was built in 386 AD is dedicated to the Virgin Mary on a steep hill that provides a wonderful view of the scenic landscape. It is a Greek Orthodox monastery with a height of 1,200 meters above the Tundra National Park. It should be noted that this monastery is one of the most important tourist destinations in Turkish Trabzon.

Saint John Church

St. John Church (English: St. John Church) is located in the neighborhood of Hazerby, and it is one of the most important monuments of the city, historical and tourism, where its history dates back to the early thirteenth century AD, knowing that it underwent many of the restoration processes; it was restored in the middle of the century Nineteenth, then restored again in the late twentieth century, and is now open to visitors, and tourists.

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