Tourism in Trabzon

Learn more about the best places to visit in Trabzon

Tourism in Trabzon
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Last update 20-12-2023
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Trabzon in Turkey is considered one of the most important touristic cities for its wealth and considered one of the most beautiful tourism destinations in Turkey, and one of the most vital tourist centers that attract tourists and foreign investors, and Arabs in particular.

Trabzon is very rich in wonderful tourist areas that many lovers of its beauty may not know, which prompted Deal Real Estate to write this article, to serve as a tourist guide that can be used as a reference for anyone wishing to know more about the charming Trabzon.


Tourist places in Trabzon:
Gülbahar Hatun Türbesi

The construction of the mosque dates back to the era of Sultan Selim I, who was nicknamed as the “Great Sultan”.

Sultan Selim built the mosque southwest of the market in 1514 AD and named it after his mother in her honor.

The mosque is considered one of the most beautiful mosques in which you can see the Ottoman style of architecture and the innovative decorations of that time.




One of the most beautiful tourist places to visit in Trabzon is the charming rural village of Uzungol.

Uzungöl is about 100 km from Trabzon, and it takes about an hour to drive through the green mountain plains.

The most important tourist places in Uzungöl are the natural lake, which is the longest lake in Turkey and is located amidst green forests.

Somalia Monastery

Many tourists consider Sumala Monastery the most important tourist place in Trabzon.

The importance of the temple is because it was built in the fourteenth century on a steep mountain hill.

The monastery is located at an altitude of 1200 meters above sea level amidst a dense green forest and tourists can visit it from the inside and see the unique architectural design.


Badistan market

The ancient market of Badistan was built in the sixteenth century by the Ottomans, but it is still in use today.

The market is characterized as one of the covered markets and its surface is decorated with a single dome, and the tourist can find gold, copper and clothing artifacts in it.



Hagia Sophia Museum

Similar to Istanbul’s architectural masterpiece “The Need of Sophia,” Trabzon has a similar miniature version 4 kilometers from the city.

The Hagia Sophia Museum passed through several civilizational stages before it reached its final form. It was initially a Byzantine church, then turned into a mosque and then a museum.


Zaknos Valley

It is a family picnic that operates throughout the day and can be reached by bus. It is close to most of the tourist and archaeological sites.

Trabzon Castle: Trabzon Castle is one of the city's important historical monuments. It is located on a high hill, providing wonderful views of the surrounding area.

Sumela Waterfalls: These waterfalls are located in the green mountains surrounding the Sumela Monastery, and are considered a great destination for travelers who love exploring nature.

Trabzon Museum of Fine Arts: This museum houses a collection of Turkish and international artwork, making it an ideal destination for art lovers.

Trabzon Port: The port is a special place to enjoy the seascapes and marine atmosphere. Visitors can enjoy the coastal walkways and see colorful ships and boats.

Ataturk Square: Ataturk Square is a lively center in the city, where people gather to enjoy events and events. It is surrounded by a group of cafes and restaurants.

Faroz Park: This park is ideal for strolling and relaxing, and offers stunning views of the Black Sea. Visitors can enjoy nature and fresh air.

Trabzon Museum of Archeology and Ethnography: The museum displays a variety of Turkish antiquities and art that reflect the history of the region. It provides visitors with a deep understanding about the rich culture and history of Trabzon.

Hakkari Falls (Hidirnebi Yaylasi): Located in the picturesque Hakkari region, these waterfalls offer stunning views of flowing water and mountain views. Visitors can enjoy a wonderful hike in this area.

Karsi Port: Karsi Port is a lively center where visitors can enjoy restaurants and cafes along the waterfront. This is an ideal place to rest and watch the sunset.

Trabzon Beach: Trabzon Beach offers an opportunity to enjoy the sun and sea. It is an ideal place for swimming and relaxing on the shores of the Black Sea.

Sumela Caves: The Sumela Caves are part of the unique landscape of the region, where visitors can explore these caves and learn about the amazing rock formations.

Ishkara Bridge: This historic bridge is part of Trabzon's architectural heritage and represents one of the destinations that visitors can explore in the city.

Arrival in Trabzon


Travel to Trabzon can be done by domestic flights from major cities such as Istanbul or Ankara.

There are also direct flights from some foreign countries such as Germany and Georgia.


There are many bus routes that go from most of the major Turkish cities directly to Trabzon.

private cars

Despite the distance between Trabzon and the main cities in Turkey, some prefer to go with private rented cars to enjoy the scenery all the way.

Internal Transfers

Due to the historical nature of the city and its narrow streets, there is no internal subway station, not even big buses, and transportation is done by taxi.



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