Trabzon, which dates back a long time, is the center of culture and natural richness in Eastern Black Sea Region. The city, located on the ancient Silk Road, has been the junction of religions, languages, and cultures for centuries; and played a significant role in the history due to its port on the legendary Silk Road and its vital location. Marco Polo has visited the city in 14th century. Trabzon has also been the source of inspiration for world-renowned travelers including Xenophon, Evliya Çelebi, Fallmerayer and Frunze who eternalized the city in their travle boks and manuscripts.
Trabzon is the center of culture and natural richness in Eastern Black Sea Region.
Today, the city rests as an important trade and culture center ripe with museums, monasteries, mosques, tombs, caravanserais, baths, covered bazaar, fortification wall, and spectacular examples of civil architecture, bazaars, and a fantastic landscape.