Landmarks of Trabzon
Trabzon Province contains many important tourist places that can be visited, including the following:
- Byzantine Churches: Which are located in the walled old quarter in the city, and it is indicated that it is difficult to reach most of them.
- Hagia Sophia: is located to the west of the center, a few kilometers away, and is located on a hill overlooking the Black Sea.
- Sumela Monastery.
- Ayder Alpine Village.
- Cities famous for growing tea, such as the city of Risa in the east of the country.
- The main Ataturk Square, which is a park located in the heart of the city, and the locals call it the plaza.
- Historic Trabzon Harbor (Lyman Harbor): It is located on a cliff, and is 10 minutes’ walk from North Ataturk Alani.
- Ozun Sokkak Street: It is a major shopping street for pedestrians and hikers, and it is located to the west of Ataturk Alani.
- Kahraman Marash Kadisi: a place full of shoppers and vehicle traffic.
- Trabzon Airport: It is located 6 km from the southeastern side of Ataturk Ani, and it runs along the Black Sea shore.
About Trabzon history
The city of Trabzon dates back to the eighth century B.C., and was founded by Greek merchants, and the country witnessed the people of the Kemerites, the Medes, the Hellenists (the Greeks), the Byzantines, and many other peoples, and Trabzon is considered an important position on the Silk Road, and it is one of the most cities Development and prosperity, the city contains medieval monuments, such as the Church of Hagia Sophia, which is now a mosque, the Byzantine monastery, and other ancient historical monuments.
The city of Trabzon is located on a wide bay overlooking the southeastern shore of the Black Sea, and this city is based on the high Pontic mountain range, which separates it from the central Anatolian Plateau, and Trabzon is the capital of Trabzon Il Province located in the northeastern side of Turkey, and the city area is about 4,939 km Square, Trabzon is characterized by its forests and overpopulated, and the region is famous for cultivating many crops, including: tobacco, fruits, and hazelnuts. The region also contains small deposits of copper, tin, and iron.