Sumela Monastery, Trabzon, Turkey

Built into a rocky faced cliff in Trabzon, Turkey, is the ancient Sumela Monastery. Legend says that the monks who founded the monastery in 386 AD did so after finding a mysterious symbol of the Virgin Mary in one of the site's caves

Sumela is 1600 year old ancient Orthodox monastery located at a 1200 meters height on the steep cliff at Macka region of Trabzon city in Turkey.

Sumela is 1600 year old ancient Orthodox monastery located at a 1200 meters height on the steep cliff at Macka region of Trabzon city in Turkey. Pontian Greek monastery, built by the Pontic Greeks who lived there from 700 B.

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