Trabzon is the largest city in the region of . Trabzon functioned as an independent state or empire during several periods in its long history, ruling over a vast area from Sinop in the west to Georgia in the east, even including territory in .
Photo: Nezih Durmazlar, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Hagia Sophia is a museum, formerly Greek Orthodox church which was converted into a mosque in 1584, and located in Trabzon, in the north-eastern part of . is situated 2 km west of Trabzon. Photo: Alaexis, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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The , today known in Turkish as Kızlar Monastery, is a former female monastery built during the Empire of Trebizond. Photo: Bertramz, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a ruined Armenian Apostolic monastery near Trabzon, . is situated 3½ km southeast of Trabzon. Photo: Bertramz, CC BY-SA 3.0.


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