Very nice place, but nowhere on the way information that is closed due to reconstruction until 08/2018!!! Just on the gate 300 meters from the Monastery!
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Set in the lovely Cosandere valley, this is not easily accessible for those with mobility issues. The path is very undulating, and has many large tree roots crossing it. The monastery seems to hover in space. Many of the walls are richly adorned with frescoes....More
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...More
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...More
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...More
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....More
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...More