Sitting on the borders of the black sea in northeastern Turkey is the large city of Trabzon. One of the major cities of Turkey with a huge harbour which plays a major role in Turkey’s import and export trade
A Little About the History of Trabzon
Trabzon is a conservative city with a wonderful history with the most popular historical attraction being the ancient Sumela Monastery dating back to the 14th-century, though the building was originally started in the 4th century by two Greek Monks. The monastery has an amazing natural setting on the slopes of the Zigana Mountains, built into the cliffs 1200m above the sea, well worth the 50km tour to see, though be aware of a steep climb to reach the entrance.
Another historical attraction of Trabzon is the Hagia Sophia Church, not to be confused with the museum of the same name in Istanbul, dating back to the 13th century and was used for church services until 1670 when the Ottomans invaded the region. It was then converted to a mosque and was used for storage and a hospital during World War 1, and has since been used as a museum and a mosque, said to be one of the finest examples of Byzantine architecture.
One of the most sophisticated city's on the Black Sea border, having the feel of a seaside town with a cosmopolitan buzz making it a popular tourist destination, loved for its cool comfortable climate throughout the year, its beautiful lush green landscapes and varying shades of blue with its stunning natural lakes.
The city is also known for its football, with Trabzonspor being one of the top football team in Turkey, and its fish restaurants, being a coastal city offering an array of tasty fish and seafood dishes, though its array of restaurants also offer some amazing Turkish dishes quite often regional dishes which are variants on dishes from other areas.
Trabzon’s growing number of tourists, especially from the Gulf countries, has seen Trabzon start to develop into a very popular tourist destination, and the demand for quality homes is also growing giving real estate in Trabzon a huge boost, with many more people looking for accommodation for sale in Tabzon, as second/holiday homes or for pure investment purposes, as property in Trabzon offers excellent rental yields all year round as many prefer its cooler climate to the hotter climates of the southern coastal resorts which only tend to offer seasonal summer rentals.
Trabzon Property for Sale
Modern apartment accommodation in Trabzon, Turkey can be purchased in the region of $50,000 for 1 bedroom apartments, though properties with sea views will command higher prices likewise in many other parts of the world. If you are searching for a luxury private villa, these can be found in beautiful scenic locations with prices starting at around $150,000 and again views will higher the price tag.
Overall for anyone looking to buy property in Trabzon, Turkey the area is an investment property hotspot, where capital appreciation is excellent for the foreseeable future, a growing city that is seeing development on a large scale, and it goes without saying that rental yields will also rocket in the not so distant future.
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