10 Awesome Things to Do in Turkey

  

9. Sumela Monastery

Sumela is an ancient Orthodox monastery located in Trabzon City within the Macka Region, and it is situated 1200 meters high on a steep cliff. This beautiful, historic building is made out of rock, and the frescoes date from the 18th century. The monastery was abandoned in 1923, and it has since become a popular tourist destination and museum. It features breathtaking views and beautiful walls consisting of biblical scenes.

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