Kaymakli Monastery, Trabzon

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Kaymakli Monastery, Trabzon - Address

Address: Kaymakli Mh. 61100 Trabzon, Turkey

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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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