Located on the historical Silk Road, Trabzon is a Turkish city cuddled up on the coast of Black sea. The city is famous for its multiculturalism and diversity in languages and religion. It is also known to be the epicenter of trade to Iran and Caucasus, and is one of the cities in Turkey where tourism is being developed to a great extent.
The history of Trabzon dated back to the Iron Age. The city was said to be visited by Marco Polo and many other prominent explorers. It also served as the capital to the Empire of Trebizond in the medieval ages and was later captured by the Ottomans.
Home to the Black Sea’s major and bustling port, this town gives us a metropolitan feel blended with a laid-back seaside experience that you wouldn’t want to miss out on your vacation planner.
The city is graced with a number of tourist attractions such as the mosque of AyaSofya and famous Byzantine Monastery. Apart from these, the city also has a number of medieval places to visit. One of them is the city’s crowded town-centre and bazaar area which not only has a wide range of shopping, but is also loaded with a number of activities to do.
Trabzon, like many other places in Turkey has its very own cuisine. The dishes made with Anchovies are extremely famous. In addition, the city is also known for its hazel nuts, cherries and Tea. So, without much thinking, add Trabzon to your itinerary and visit the beautiful city on your next vacation.