Trabzon Hagia Sophia Museum, Trabzon

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#1 of 19 in Museums in Turkish Black Sea Coast
Originally an Orthodox church the Ottomans turned into a mosque, Trabzon Hagia Sophia Museum features notable floor mosaics and ceiling frescoes. The building still operates as a mosque, and some of the artwork has been covered up by the authorities. Many of the best frescoes have been damaged over the ages, but the complex remains an excellent example of Byzantine architecture well worth your attention. Stop by the garden cafe to find out just why the locals love eating "kaymak" and "kaygana." Plan to visit Trabzon Hagia Sophia Museum during your Trabzon vacation using our convenient Trabzon online route builder .
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  • We tried to figure out the date I read abuse I have seen pictures they went, of course, very good advice, but if you don't see something you're not lost, too.
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  • Not all murals within a part of the worship was closed down to be started. photos of the bride became the venue for the garden. the only good thing about the building itself largely preserves its existence.
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  • It is beautiful, the view is nice and you can have a tea at the garden. You can sit and relax at the park, and also the paintings on the ceiling worth the visit, but don't expect too much or too fancy...  more »

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