Excursion to Sumela Monastery from Trabzon

Sumela Monastery in Trabzon

Sumela Monastery in Trabzon is a trip to a unique ancient monastery in a beautiful and picturesque place that won the hearts of fans of history and religion.

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Sumela Monastery in Trabzon Explanations

Sumela Monastery in Trabzon is a trip to one of the most breathtaking monasteries in the world, the impression of which is undoubtedly due to its position. The fact is that Sumela is dangerously located right on a hinged rock, creating truly unique views. His photographs once scattered all over the world, and now the Sumela Monastery has become a real national treasure.

Excursion to Sumela Monastery from Trabzon: the famous monastery high in the mountains

Sumela Monastery in Trabzon The most famous monastery in the world, Sumela, is considered to be a magnificent heritage of the Turkish people. Its unique location on a sheer cliff annually makes millions of tourists from every corner of the world make a pilgrimage to its holy walls. Its visit is essential for all fans of ancient history and religion, as well as for practicing Catholics and Orthodox.

For a long time, the walls of the beautiful monastery were not accessible for visiting due to large-scale restoration. It took place for more than five years, and in the summer it was completely completed, providing visitors with a unique opportunity to explore the monastery from the inside. Currently, as part of the Tour to Sumela Monastery in Trabzon, such locations as chapels (10 pieces), a large bell tower, a famous guest house, rooms for students and local monks are available for visiting. The highlight of the tour is the mystical cellars, which can be viewed profitably and inexpensively while traveling.

Sumela Monastery in Trabzon is one of a small number of the oldest monasteries in the whole world, which got its name in honor of the famous icon "Panagia Sumela". The date of its foundation dates back to the fifth century AD, and its rapid growth falls on the imperial era of the eighteenth century. Buying a tour, customers will drive from Trabzon only 50 kilometers to the southeast, and with their own eyes they will see this unforgettable miracle of architectural art near Mačka. All fans of such tours are recommended to visit Uzungol Lake Excursion from Trabzon

What we will see during Sumela Monastery in Trabzon:

Sumela Monastery in Trabzon First of all, after a comfortable transfer from the hotel and meeting with an experienced English guide, tourists will visit the truly magical Altindere National Park. Its mesmerizing atmosphere of calm and tranquility will give you a long-forgotten serenity. It is through this park that the route, unique in its beauty, passes to the observation deck of Sumela.

After admiring the beauties of the temple and listening to fascinating stories from the guide, tourists will go to the Cosandere valley and have the opportunity to spend a free hour as part of the booked tour as they please. At the Zigana pass, tourists will have a hearty lunch of the most delicious national dishes of Turkish cuisine. Very close by is the incredibly beautiful Tortul Castle, but its main highlight is the glass bridge 240 meters high.

The picturesque caves of Karaka will complete this eventful tour. The beautiful farming villages of Hamiskoy will allow you to personally taste the ancient pudding - sultak.

Catholics and Orthodox,famous monastery,fifth century AD,Altindere National Park,Cosandere valley,caves of Karaka


20 person

Tour daysEvery Day

Tour hours Every Hour

Includes Visiting all locations, lunch, transfer from the hotel, guide

Excludes Drinks, personal expenses

Don't Forgets Comfortable shoes and comfortable clothes, money for personal expenses

Sumela Monastery in Trabzon price for excursion 2022

Adult 20
Children (4-10 ) 20
Infants (0 -3) Free

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