Kaymakli Monastery

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  • Address: Kaymakli Mh. 61100 Trabzon, Turkey
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Ancient Ruin, Historical Site, Monastery

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. 

  • 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.

  • 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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  • Kaymakli Monastery Address: Kaymakli Mh. 61100 Trabzon, Turkey
  • Kaymakli Monastery Timing: 24-hrs
  • Kaymakli Monastery Price: Free
  • Time required to visit Kaymakli Monastery: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 95% of people who visit Trabzon include Kaymakli Monastery in their plan

  • 50.66% of people start their Kaymakli Monastery visit around 3 PM - 4 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Kaymakli Monastery

Wednesday, Friday and Saturday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Kaymakli Monastery

People normally club together Altindere Vadisi National Park and Forum Trabzon while planning their visit to Kaymakli Monastery.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
  • There is no monastery here! Expect driving up a mountain. The scenic view is not bf so 2 stars for that.

  • This is not the monastery. Kaymaklı Manastırı değil.

  • Esnaf içinde bir cami. Hocası fazla kaptırıyor kendini vaaza :) neden üç yıldız verdiğimi cuma namazına giderseniz anlarsınız..

  • Orijinal

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