Private Tours from Trabzon Port
Port of Trabzon is located in the Northeastern of Turkey. From the city center, the port is a mere a three quarters of a mile away. The distance to the Trabzon Airport is 3,1 km. Notably Trabzon as a port city in the Black Sea Coast, was along the historical Silk Road which has made it a diverse culture of languages, religions, cuisine, and traditions.
The Trabzon Port dates back to before the Byzantine era. Not to be missed though is the town’s most popular structure. Enjoy visiting the city’s most important tourist attractions like; the beautiful Byzantine Church, the Hagia Sophia, has been the most popular tourist attraction in this port city, the Sumela Monastery, the Trabzon Museum and the Mansion of Ataturk which houses rooms as a shrine to the memory of the first president of the Republic of Turkey.
The Ayasofya Museum building was originally constructed in 1250-1260. It was built by King Manuel I for his family but was converted to a mosque in 1670. During World War I it had many other functions including that of a hospital, store and police station.
The Sumela Monastery is a large structure in the mountains 24 miles from Trabzon. It was built during the Byzantine period. There are many frescoes inside; however, many have suffered damage.