Trabzon, in Black Sea Coast, is a city that approximately 240,000 people call home.
Trabzon is situated 370 miles (595 kilometers) east of Ankara, the national capital, and approximately 270 miles (435 kilometers) west of Tbilisi.
You can never truly understand a place until you know its past; luckily Trabzon has carefully preserved the Kaymakli Monastery, one of the area’s more important historic sites. Spend some time visiting this site and other local heritage buildings for an understanding of the events that shaped this area.
To get a photo that will impress the folks back home while you are in Trabzon don't miss Hagia Sophia. This is one of those destinations that will stay in your memory for many years. While you are exploring, don't forget that this place is not just attractive, it is also steeped in history.
Savvy travellers in the Trabzon area keen to deepen their appreciation of this city, should head to the Sumela Monastery, the Ataturk's Mansion and the Trabzon Museum.