Top Historical Monuments and Landmarks in Trabzon

Trabzon is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Trabzon one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Trabzon is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Trabzon or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Trabzon. Explore the historical monuments of Trabzon with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Trabzon guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Trabzon page for the complete list of attractions and activities.

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Let's witness the history of Trabzon with these top historical monuments and landmarks:

  1. Sumela Monastery

    #1 of 7 Historical Places in Trabzon
    Sumela Monastery

    Tags: Historical Site, Monastery

    Address: AltindereVadisi, 61750 Macka/Trabzon, Turkey

    Timings: 09:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    This is a Greek Orthodox Monastery that is situated on top of the Mela Mountain. It is dedicated to Virgin Mary. It is also a part of the Altindere National Park and thus a place of historic and cultu...Read more

  2. St. Anne's Church

    #2 of 7 Historical Places in Trabzon
    St. Anne's Church

    Tags: Church, Historical Site

    Address: Kahramanmaras Cad. Trabzon Merkez, TrabzonMerkez, Trabzon, Turkey

    This is one of the oldest churches in the city built probably around the 6th and 7th centuries. An inscription here states that St. Anne was restored here during the joint reigns of Basil I, Leo VI an...Read more

  3. Castle Of Trabzon

    #3 of 7 Historical Places in Trabzon
    Castle Of Trabzon

    Tags: Castle, Historical Site, Fort

    Address: Ortahisar Mh., 61030 Trabzon, Turkey

    Timings: 10:00 am - 02:00 pm Details

    This castle is situated in the Northwest of Turkey and dates back to the Byzantine Era when it was built with stone. The 3 parts of this fort are Upper level known as Yukari Hisar The Middle Level kn...Read more

  4. Gulbahar Hatun Tomb And Mosque

    #4 of 7 Historical Places in Trabzon
    Gulbahar Hatun Tomb And Mosque

    Tags: Mosque, Architecture , Tomb

    Address: Gulbaharhatun Mh., 61040 Trabzon, Turkey

    This is a typical mosque and also the tomb of Gulbahar Hatun who was the wife of Bayezid II and the mother of Sultan Selim I. It is a beautifully decorated mosque and the highlight is the big carpet. ...Read more

  5. Kaymakli Monastery

    #5 of 7 Historical Places in Trabzon
    Kaymakli Monastery

    Tags: Ancient Ruin, Historical Site, Monastery

    Address: Kaymakli Mh. 61100 Trabzon, Turkey

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    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 t...Read more

  6. Kustul Monastery

    #6 of 7 Historical Places in Trabzon
    Kustul Monastery

    Tags: Historical Site, Monastery

    Address: EsirogluBeldesi, Simsirli, Macka, Trabzon, Turkey

    This monastery is located near the Simsirli Village, south east of Trabzon. It was built by Greek monks in the 8th century BC and was later restored in 1906 after a fire ravaged it in 1904. The Greek ...Read more

  7. Akcakale Castle

    #7 of 7 Historical Places in Trabzon
    Akcakale Castle

    Tags: Ancient Ruin, Castle, Historical Site

    Address: Akcakale Castle, Trabzon, Turkey

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Akcaabat is a beautiful peninsular area known for the tribes that live there and their unique dance form. As you go further, you find the ruins of a 13th century Byzantine castle also known as the Akc...Read more

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