The flourishing Black Sea coastal city of Trabzon has a long and interesting history. As it is today, the city was important as a trading center In the days of the Roman and Byzantine Empires. Hers we will touch upon the major historical sights in Trabzon and deal in more detail with an especially intriguing attraction, the Sumelo Monastery, which is found between Trabzon and Erzurum.
History Of Trabzon : The city was founded in the 7th century B.C. by colonists from neighboring Sinop. During antiquity it was known as Trapezus. Trabzon become o Greek colony of some note during the 6th century B.C…>>
Citadel Of Trabzon : The citadel was built by the Byzantines and consists of three sections: the lower, central and inner castles. On the rocky hills of the lower castle stands a fortress of a more recent period named «the Beautiful Palace…>>