Trabzon is one of the Black Sea region’s most important areas. From monasteries to mountain villages, fortresses to churches, there’s plenty to see.  The former capital of the Empire of Trebizond. It served as an important port city with Persia in the southeast and the Caucasus to the northeast. Located on the historic Silk Road meant that it was a meeting point of religions, languages, and cultures. Nowadays, the city and its province are dotted with the remnants of its rich past. With many beautiful churches, monasteries and fortresses.

Trabzon, Turkey