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Trabzon: Private City Tour

Product ID: 240597
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Explore Trabzon on a full-day private tour with full transportation. Admire Trabzon’s Hagia Sophia and the Atatürk mansion. Taste local food and visit Sera Lake.
About this activity
Duration 1 day
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Driver
English

Pickup included

Your hotel in Trabzon.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Learn about Trabzon's history and culture from your private guide
  • Explore sights in and around Trabzon such as Hagia Sophia, the Atatürk Mansion, and Lake Sera with a private driver
  • Enjoy a delicious local meal
  • Take a bike ride around the idyllic lake Sera
Full description
Enjoy the convenience of being picked up from your hotel in Trabzon. Enter the Hagia Sophia, a 12th-century church which was later converted into a mosque, then an ammunition depot, then a hospital, and now finally, a museum. Admire the Georgian and Seljuk-influenced architecture. Marvel at the stunning stone frieze depicting the expulsion of Adam and Eve from the Garden of Eden, as well as the churches frescoes.

Visit the Atatürk Mansion, the stately mansion that was once owned by the founder of the Republic of Turkey Mustafa Kemal Atatürk. Explore the mansion’s gardens and enjoy its fine views. See the map of the WWI Dardanelles campaign which has been scratched into the table in the study.

Next, see authentic silver Telkari, a craft style used in ancient Greece and Rome which employs wirework. Admire fine works of Telkari and learn about this crafts cultural history. Afterward stop at Akcaabat for meatballs and other regional dishes such as kaygana, kuymak, tursu kavurmasi and sarma.

Take a leisurely bicycle ride around Sera Lake, the gorgeous sapphire lake nestled in the hills of Trabzon. Sip a special Black Sea Tea prepared with a regional samovar (traditional container used to heat water), as you take in the scenic views. If you’d like, your tour guide will be happy to take you to the Trabzon Forum, the city’s largest shopping center. Afterward you’ll return to your hotel at around 6 pm.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Professional guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Private tour
What’s Not Included
  • Lunch
Organized by

enkatravel.com

Product ID: 240597