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Address: Altindere National Park, Trabzon, Turkey
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Closed in march

We have go there in march but unfortunately the weather was cold and snow so there was close ! The place is good and beautiful I think it's great place and should visit... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Tehran, Iran
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Istanbul, Turkey
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62 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sumela monastry is great, built in the heart of rocks, I really liked to see this place but unfortunately it was closed(probably till summer) .if you are traveling by your car,it is still worth visiting since the road to the monastery is breathtakingly beautiful, and you will enjoy waterfalls and jungle and flowers and birds singing there

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Tehran, Iran
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have go there in march but unfortunately the weather was cold and snow so there was close ! The place is good and beautiful I think it's great place and should visit there In next trip I will go again

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Kocaeli Province, Turkey
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sumela Monestry is located on the edge of a cliff and overlooking to Cosandere valley. Monestrey is accepted as a holly place by most Christians and is visited each year on September for a special preyer session. You may drive from Trabzon to Sumela Monestery by taxi or rent cars which is only 40km away. The road almost takes you... More 

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414 reviews
234 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Turkey is so naturally beautiful as I say to people to whom i describe it, "it is unfair." And i am not lying when i say that the natural beauty of this monastery combined with the dramatic cliffhanger of the exquisitely designed architecture, is astonishingly jaw-droppingly beautiful There is no end to the beauty of this spot from Rize's mountains... More 

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2 Thank Tl D
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

The important thins is that you cant see anything in fog , you should check before going there and go on sunny days

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Tabriz, Iran
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

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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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 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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Trabzon, Turkey
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 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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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 December 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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Turkey
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12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
Reviewed 12 December 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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