It’s the best thing to start the day with a breakfast in one of the restaurants serving local cuisine of Trabzon. Thereafter you can start visiting cultural, historical, and natural places at the city center.
You will find several addresses you can visit in the city. But you’ve to choose!
What about The Atatürk Mansion as the first stop? It’s a spectacular building where Gazi Mustafa Kemal Atatürk wrote his will in Trabzon, the city he visited for 3 times. Then, go and visit the well-preserved Trabzon Castle Walls, the oldest buildings in the city.
Trabzonspor is the one of the most important values of the city. So, going to Trabzonspor Museum is a good option. There, you can find the trophies, old uniforms, crampons, and many other materials in relation to Trabzonspor history. Let’s continue with another museum. City Museum is where you can find the government, education, sports, media, press, health, culture, art, oral and transportation history of Trabzon as well as Trabzon’s topography, architectural texture, urban texture, cultural and economic structure, traditional crafts and touristic values in 3-D.
And please don’t finish the first day before visiting Boztepe, which overlooks the city, are among the most significant places you can visit on your first day in the city.
PS, you will find a variety of local restaurants in the downtown. Discover the best tastes of Trabzon!
On your second day in the city, you can first visit the Sümela Monastery -the most important cultural asset of the city included in UNESCO’s tentative heritage list built during the reign of Byzantine Emperor I. Theodosius (375-395) at the mountain foot of Karadağ overlooking the Altındere Valley in Maçka; and the Ayavarvara Monastery near Sümela Monastery dating back to 18th-19th centuries which is likely to be connected to Sümela Monastery.
The second station of the second day may be Uzungöl, where you will be welcomed by the blue sky, snow white clouds and a very green forest.