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Sandy Pfunder Photos (2009)

Trabzon and Vicinity

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Trabzon: Open air market



Kaymakli Monastery near Trabzon.  This is the Armenian monastery, located in a suburb of Trabzon dates from the 15th century and was abandoned around the beginning of World War I.  The church (in the left center of this picture) has some nice frescoes.


An example of the frescoes in the church at Kaymakli monastery in Trabzon.


Yeni Cuma Mosque
This mosque in Trabzon was built in the 13th century as the Church of St. Eugenius.  It is said that after the bloodless surrender of Trabzon to Sultan Mehmet in 1461, the Sultan performed his first Friday prayers here.  The mosque is in regular use today.
 


Ruins of St. George Peristera Monastery
This monastery has medieval origins and was abandoned after the Moslem-Christian Population Exchange in 1923.  It is located in the Kuştul Valley, southeast of Trabzon.

 

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