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Sümela, or the Monastery of the Virgin Mary, has had some sort of Christian structure on its grounds from nearly the moment the religion came to what is now northeastern Turkey
Sümela Monastery, Turkey
Sümela, The Monastery of the Virgin Mary, Trabzon, Turkey
The Sümela Monastery, Turkey. It is a Greek Orthodox monastery, standing at the foot of a steep cliff, in the region of Macka in the Trabzon Province.
Sümela, Trabzon, Turkey site has monasteries that hang off cliffs and on top of mountains. Cool
Interior of Hagia Sophia, #Church of Divine Wisdom, #Trabazon, #Turkey
Sümela Monastery . Cevizlik, Trabzon, Turkey
Trabzon, Turkey - had an Air Force friend stationed here as a Russian interpreter in the late late '60's
From Past To Present — Trabzon, Turkey Ahmet Yapan
Sumela Monastery, Trabzon! Turkey - A great place to visit all year round! #greecemedtravel Aus ph: 1300 661 666
Sumela, Monastery, Trabzon, Turkey Wow!!! What I want to know is... whose idea was it to build there?
The Monastery of the Hripsimian, Ani, SE Turkey