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Address: Altindere National Park, Trabzon, Turkey
Phone Number: +90 464 250 0333
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If you are traveling through the coast line of black sea it is a site that has to be experienced. Don't wait anything more than an authentic scenery in an old settlement with very... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 21, 2016
Berk P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

If you are traveling through the coast line of black sea it is a site that has to be experienced. Don't wait anything more than an authentic scenery in an old settlement with very high trees nearby

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

Good place for visit and nice to walk there and there are many different things that you can do there

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately we found out that it's closed for renovation after we reached trabzon from Istanbul But I'm guessing it would have made an adventurous trip ...

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Izmir, Turkey
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Please be advised that the monastery is under restoration for one year and no entrance admitted during the time being.

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Graz, Austria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

Sumela Monastery is in a phantastic location. You can get close by car (300 m on the same level). However, at present it is closed for renovation, so you cannot get inside to see the frescos etc. Nevertheless, it is worthwhile the trip from Trabzon. Enjoy the delicious and fresh trouts in one of the restaurants in the valley.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

A beautiful monastery built at the edge of a mountain inside a beautiful forest with small clear waterfalls in different corners. Amazing you have to see it. It is around 30-40 minutes away from Trabzon. There are restaurants in the way.

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Thank Abdullateef K
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

I had a tour to send us there only to find out it's closed for renovation and no one told us, there is a restaurant next to small waterfall with few shops, the below pic is the only view you can get of the Monastery

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Very beautiful breath taking like heaven, driving also never boring until you reach the place, you will not regret it, it one of the must to visit while in trabzon, don't forget to buy honey as well.

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Thank zulx p
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

oh my god! Exceptional place to visit, although it is closed for renovation we still managed to view it from the outside .

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

للأسف لمّا وصلنا الين هناك قالوا لنا انه المعبد مغلق لمدة سنة، بس الحمدلله رحلتنا ما كانت على الفاضي لأن المتنزه أو الغابة اللي عنده كانت جدًا جميلة واستمتعنا فيها، فحتى لو سوميلا مغلق ما رح تكون زيارتكم على الفاضي. Unfortunately, when we arrived at sumela monastery we discovered that the monastery is closed and will remain closed until the... More 

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