It is good to visit. If you want to walk seashore line, after you visit there you can walk less than 1 hour to Meydan through seashore walking line.
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Interesting that sailors used to carve graffiti into the walls hoping for safe voyages. Very limited access to the interior (ladies - cover up) but the grounds and exterior are worth some time.
I'd give this a 5 for historical value and significance, but there could be more effort to give historical information. Also unfortunate that the Christian history is muted for ideological reasons. But thankfully, many of the original frescos are not covered and are even identified...More
Aya Sophia has a lot off history amazing architecture build in13th century first was church and converted to a Mosque but kept all the beautiful designs and architecture
Only 3 churches in Turkey have dedication of the Hagia Sofia (although a fourth has been uncovered in Edirne). There are many fine frescoes, including a raea depiction of Christ as a teenager or twenty something. However, equally enthralling are the graffiti of ships scratched...More
The Hagia Sophia Mosque in Trabzon was originally built as a church in the 13th century but was converted into a mosque after the conquest of the city by the Ottoman Empire in 1461. Serving as a mosque for centuries. All you can see now...More
Hagia Sophia Museum is one of the msot visted historical place in Tarbzon. It is only 10km away from the airport and has visiting hours frm 09 to 17 on each day except on Fridays. A small part of the complex is deducated to muslims...More
Here is very historic monastery which has been dates A.D. 1260. Even had been destoryed many times, it is exiciting to see brillant colours of the frescos in the walls and ceiling. It is beign used as mosque too nowadays. Different atmosphere where you can...More
Very little and cute (part witch is always open). It's interesting to visit the part, which now is a mosque, because you can still see the Christian paintings upon a towel (that the prayers can't see it). But don't go extra there to see it,...More