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Trabzon is located in the eastern Black Sea region. Trabzon has an area of 6,340 km² and 768,417 inhabitants, making it the second largest city in the Black Sea region. Trabzon is mentioned in historical records in 400 BC, but archaeological excavations show that the city's past dates back to 2000 BC. In Trabzon, the chance of rain is very high all year round. The city with its wonderful history, nature and culture has been a very important trading center and export port since ancient times. You will be amazed by the mountains and natural beauties of this area.
The inhabitants of the city, where traces of the Persians, Byzantines and Romans can be found, have a unique lifestyle. After booking your Manchester Trabzon plane tickets to Trabzon, you can look forward to a unique and unforgettable trip to the city of Trabzon.
From the airport to the city centre
In the Black Sea region, the mountains are parallel to the sea. Trabzon Airport is the only airport in Turkey that is built parallel to the sea. The airport is only 6 km from the city center and offers domestic and international flights 24 hours a day. Around 3.5 million people travel to and from Trabzon Airport each year. You can book your Manchester Trabzon flight ticket from various airlines. From the airport you can get to the city center by airport buses, taxis and rental cars.
Sights in Trabzon
In Trabzon there are countless churches, monasteries and mosques, the city is also famous for its breathtaking nature. Here you can see the sights that you should definitely visit on your Manchester Trabzon trip.
The world-famous monastery, which is also the symbol of the city, was built as a church 375 - 395 AD and was later converted into a monastery. To get to the monastery you have to take the narrow and long stairs. Today's museum is placed at an altitude of 1150 meters from sea level and is visited by tourists from all over the world every year. We also recommend visiting the Ortahisar Mosque, the Girls' Monastery and the Irena Castle.
Hagia Sophia Museum
The museum is in the Hagia Sophia district and was built between 1250 and 1260 as a monastery church. Hagia Sophia means "holy wisdom" and has traces from the Islamic art of the Seljuk Empire. The special part of the museum is the part that describes the creation of Adam and Eve. After the conquest of Trabzon by Fatih Sultan Mehmed, the monastery was converted into a mosque, restored in the 1900s and turned into a museum. History buffs should definitely visit it on your Manchester Trabzon flight.
The castle is located on the highest point in the city and is divided into three parts. The fortress wall starts from the coast and leads to the mountains behind the city. Some sources say that a tower, a hammam (Turkish bath), a castle and a racecourse were in this place.
At this summit you have a wonderful view of the city and the coast and is one of the most beautiful places in Trabzon. At martiGO you will find over 700 airlines with thousands of Manchester Trabzon flights at the best deals for your budget.
You will discover Trabzon's beautiful nature at this lake. The lake is 1090 meters above sea level. The lake is located in a valley between mountains and is surrounded by spruce trees. You should also definitely visit the villages with the wooden houses that are in the immediate vicinity.
Are you ready for a trip above the clouds? The plateaus (pastures) with their fascinating nature play a major role in Trabzon's tourism. On the most famous pastures of Trabzon, such as Solma, Macka, Kiraz, Kadirga and Düzköy, festivals are held from May to August. You should definitely visit one of these festivals. When out in the pastures, be sure to check out the Santa ruins, which date back to the 17th century. Manchester Trabzon plane tickets are recommended to get to know this mystical place.
What do you eat in Trabzon?
Trabzon's cuisine is unique and invites you on a culinary Manchester Trabzon journey. Homemade tea butter is used in every dish and cornmeal bread is served. Sarambula, which is made from Swiss chard, leek, corn and rice, is served with or without anchovies, depending on your preference. Vegans will love the Trabzon cuisine, as almost every soup is made with vegetables. Vegetables are very often used not only in soups, but also in meat dishes. The best example of this is the red cabbage sarma, i.e. red cabbage leaves filled with minced meat. Although meatballs are famous in every Turkish city, you should definitely try the akcaabat - meatballs with garlic. Pelamids are filled with walnuts, currants, clove pepper and nuts, making them a delicious dish. Kuymak, a regional delicacy, is made from corn flour, cheese and butter. In addition to all these specialties, don't forget to try anchovies prepared the Trabzon style. The locals eat anchovies with almost every dish. The most popular anchovy dishes are: Anchovy - Pan, Anchovy - Rice, Anchovy - Kaygana, Anchovy - Bread, Bugulama, Anchovy - Soup, Anchovy - Meatball and Anchovy - Mücver. Don't forget the most delicious dessert, the Laz - Börek. Laz - Helva is prepared with semolina and vanilla, served with ice and tastes very good. Even just to get to know these delicacies, it is worth buying a Manchester Trabzon ticket!
Culture and Entertainment in Trabzon
Trabzon fascinates all visitors in every season. In winter you can go on cultural trips, in summer you can take part in various festivals with the locals. Trabzon is a modern city with wonderful traces of culture from the past. The oldest building is Bedeste. In the shopping center in Kemeralti you can find handmade Telkari jewelry and Trabzon Hasiri, Trabzon's famous gold jewelry. You definitely won't come home from your Manchester Trabzon flight empty-handed. Trabzon's world famous dance, Horon, is danced with the Sürmene knife. You can take small breaks in cafes during your excursions on the busiest street, Kahramanmaras Caddesi.
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