There’s some outstanding natural beauty in Trabzon, and it hides some fascinating historical secrets as well. Sümela Monastery is one of the city's most recognizable symbols, and in its day, it was as admired as Hagia Sophia is nowadays. Trabzon is full of traditional stone houses and beautifully decorated mosques, providing a glimpse into the region's past way of life. The city offers fresh clean air, incredible natural surroundings and a serenity that's hard to find anywhere else. Add in the incredible local cuisine, and Trabzon is sure to become a trip to remember.