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  • Address: Boztepe, Turkey, Trabzon
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Hill, Fountain

Boztepe - Review

Also known as Mt. Minthrion, Boztepe is a hill near the city from where you get a fantastic view of the sunset. The Degirmendere Valley lies on the west of this hill and the hill is majorly covered by the Kaymakli Quarter.

There are 4 holy fountains on the hill:

  • St. John the Sanctifier: This one is near the summit and is also the spot for a mosque that was a former 19th century church. It later gave way to a sanctuary to the Mithras which is also believed to be the source of the name ‘Minthrion’.
  • The one of the Kaymakali Monastery is also known as the Milk Fountain.
  • The Skylolimne is a dry lake now.
  • The Dragon’s Fountain: It gets its name from a tale which tells the story of a dragon which was killed at this site.  

Boztepe Information

  • It is a perfect picnic spot.

How To reach Boztepe by Public Transport

  • Take any bus from town going to Boztepe.Dolmuses run from near the southeastern end of Ataturk Alan. Or you could drive.

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TripHobo Highlights for Boztepe

  • Boztepe Address: Boztepe, Turkey, Trabzon
  • Boztepe Timing: 24-hrs
  • Boztepe Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Boztepe(preferred time): 10:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Boztepe: 01:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Boztepe

  • 95% of people who visit Trabzon include Boztepe in their plan

  • 51.72% of people start their Boztepe visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Boztepe

Monday, Saturday and Sunday

94.52% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Boztepe

People normally club together St. Anne's Church and Trabzon Museum while planning their visit to Boztepe.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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