Kaymakli Monastery, Trabzon
About Kaymakli Monastery, Trabzon
Kaymakli Monastery, Trabzon - Address
Address: Kaymakli Mh. 61100 Trabzon, Turkey
Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
Timings: 24-hrs Details
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Ancient Ruin, Historical Site, Monastery
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This is a ruined Armenian- Apostolic monastery near the city and the Boztepe hill. It was built in the 15th century and original included a church, a bell tower and a chapel. This church is built on top of the hill and overlooks the beautiful Degirmendere Valley and the river that flows here.
The original church had 3 naves and apses out of which the main apse was a lovely pentagonal shape. The monastery bears evidence of the Armenian community that existed in this region mainly during the 7th century AD. It is said that a fire broke out and thus ruined this monastery completely.
Kaymakli Monastery Information
- Please enquire before your visit.
- A very steep path and hundreds of steps makes it unsuitable for people with mobility or breathing problems.
- Wear comfortable shoes.
How To reach Kaymakli Monastery by Public Transport
- Take the Cukurcayirdolmus for downtown Trabzon; get off at ManastirCaddesi; follow the walls and then the railings for about 1.2 km to get to the monastery.
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