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Address: Altindere National Park, Trabzon, Turkey
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a wonderful place

We went to Sumela by our car after ap. 45 min driving from Trabzon. The driving in the valleys and high mountains is somewhat severe, but the hiking and walking for several ours... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
arman580
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Tabriz, Iran

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Tabriz, Iran
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18 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Sumela by our car after ap. 45 min driving from Trabzon. The driving in the valleys and high mountains is somewhat severe, but the hiking and walking for several ours in green valleys to receive the monastery in very fantastic and interesting. Don't forget to wear sport dresses. We went there at 2014 or 2015 and that... More 

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Samsun, Turkey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

Love the atmosphere, Monastery it self was under construction so we couldn't get close to it viewed it from a distance but every obstacle up to get there is great fun the scenery is amazing.

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2 Thank OzdenMehmet
Trabzon, Turkey
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 21, 2016

I love this place! It is the one of the rare places that you can feel both the history and nature in company together. It is very close to city centre- only 30 min drive by car or you can always take a minibus. Do not go the top by car. I recommend hiking at path way. But be sure... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016

Uniq sicence beauty and history you can find in nature, Its Imazing how install it there. You must see definetly.

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Thank ilhantelli
Turkey
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016

it was gorgeous. if you like history or historical places like cathedrals, monasteries etc. this is one the best places ever around world. you lose yourself while watching the amazing view.

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Thank Ali Ç
Turkey
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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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Thank Berk P
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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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Thank Mohammed a
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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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