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sumela monastery • Trabzon, Turkey • Turkish government now funding restoration work and the monastery enjoying a revival in pilgrimage from Greece and Russia (photo by -Nesrin- @ wowturkey)

sumela monastery Trabzon, Turkey Turkish government now funding restoration work and the monastery enjoying a revival in pilgrimage from Greece and Russia (photo by -Nesrin- @ wowturkey)

Trabzon Sümela Manastırı

The Smela Monastery, Turkey. It is a Greek Orthodox monastery, standing at the foot of a steep cliff, in the region of Macka in the Trabzon Province.

Tea field in Rize. Turkey

Tea Field in Rize, Black Sea Region of Turkey Photographic Print by Ali Kabas at…

Sumela monastery Trabzon

Sumela Monastery in Trabzon, Turkey : History, Pictures and the Black Madonna

Sumela monastery is near Trabzon, Turkey and is a popular tourist site.

Turkey is also home to some absolutely gorgeous landscapes—from high mountains to powder-sand beaches and turquoise seascapes. If you’re into the outdoors and the scenic, here some spots to focus on.

9 gorgeous landscapes you’ll only find in Turkey

Sumela Monastery, in Trabzon Province in the Anatolian Mountains. Built into a steep cliff face above the Altındere Valley, the monastery was founded in the century AD

knidos, halbinsel datça, muğla, südwesttürkei

*TURKEY ~ Theatre at Knidos, Turkey. It was an ancient Greek city of Caria, part of the Dorian Hexapolis.

The Pontic Greek sacred Sumela Monastery, dedicated to Virgin Mary, now in Turkey

Sumela is 1600 year old ancient Orthodox monastery located at a 1200 meters height on the steep cliff at Macka region of Trabzon city in Turkey. Pontian Greek monastery, built by the Pontic Greeks who lived there from 700 B.

Derinkuyu Underground City is an ancient multi-level underground city in the Derinkuyu district in Nevşehir Province, Turkey. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

These troglodyte cave-cities were excavated as early as Hittite times, and expanded over the centuries as various marauding armies traversed Central Anatolia in search of captives and plunder. There are 36 underground cities in Cappadocia

Cave Dwellings - Cappacodia, Turkey

The region of Cappadocia, Turkey is unique in many ways. On the surface the landscape is covered in unusual rock formations and ancient cave dwellings, while below the ground lie the remains of several underground cities. must visit one day :)

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