Trabzon, after Samsun, is the second largest city in the Black Sea region, with a population of approximately 810,000, spread with all its colors to every corner of its land, a city that has its own hustle and bustle while offering tranquility to its visitors.
Let's start with the famous Trabzon High School, which became the world champion in football in 2003...
Continuing with the Trabzon cuisine, which is known for its palate-pleasing dishes, mastery of the recipes with the aroma of butter, its unique meatballs, dozens of fish recipes, and its success in interpreting traditional Turkish cuisine...
Then, while you are here, let's list the kitchens you must visit. (Bookmark this list; we can say it's a truly successful compilation, with details available on kucukoteller.com.)
🔺 Visit the Historical Kalkanoğlu Pilavcısı, recommended by Vedat Milor.
🔺 For the famous Akçaabat Meatballs, go to Cemil Usta, Nihat Usta, or Komaroğlu, almost known from Akçaabat.
🔺 Visit Bordo Mavi Balık and taste the fish of the Black Sea in their most delicious forms. Kaan Olta Balık is also an alternative recommendation.
🔺 For the famous Trabzon pita, go to Ertuğrul Pide located in Meydan. İskerderpaşa Köftecisi, also located in Meydan, is also delightful.
🔺 If you happen to pass through Sürmene and want to buy their delicious cheese and butter, visit Tüysüzoğlu Ticaret. While in Sürmene, go to Cansızoğlu Restaurant, located on the right Side at the entrance of Of, and treat yourself to a delicious fish feast.
🔺 For a breakfast in nature, go to Galanima Restaurant, located by the sea.
🔺 On your way back, if you want to bring sweet surprises to your loved ones, go to Fındıkocağı.
🔺 Buy helva or ice cream from Beton Helva, depending on the season.
🔺 And of course, if you happen to go to Hamsiköy, order the famous Hamsiköy Sütlaç, which has become a brand for rice pudding.
Our recommendations for visits include Atatürk Köşkü Museum, Sera Lake, Uzungöl, Sümela Monastery, Kayabaşı Plateau, and Trabzon Bakırcılar Market.