We will pick you up from the hotel and head towards the airport for the domestic flight to Trabzon. Meet at Trabzon Airport with your professional guide and start the Trabzon City tour. Our professional tour guide will be introducing the ancient sights of Trabzon.
Today you will explore the highlights of Trabzon, such as;
Sumela Monastery, almost 1600 years old and located on the high cliffs of the Pontic Mountains, dedicated to the Virgin Mary. The founders were two Greek priests called Barnabas and Sophronions during Roman Emperor Theodosius’s reign in 4C AD.
Altındere National Park, located in Maçka, Trabzon. It was officially approved as a national park; the habitat, fauna, and flora, and also it houses Sumela Monastery. In the park, there are restaurants, and the park provides some opportunities such as; crossing, hiking, and wandering among nature.
Ataturk Pavilion, purchased by the local administration, then presented Atatürk, in honor of his visit to Trabzon. Atatürk sailed-off at the Black Sea on 27 November 1930 and reached Trabzon, then spent the night at the Pavilion and returned to Istanbul. In his second visit, the Pavilion was named as Atatürk Pavilion by the local people.
Trabzon Hagia Sophia, built by Emperor Manuel I, founded Pontus Empire in 1238-1263. After the conquest of Trabzon by the Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II in 1461, the church was converted into a mosque in 1584.
After the Trabzon Tour, drive back to the airport. After landing back in Istanbul, transfer back to the hotel.
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