Where is it? How To Go to Santa Ruins?
Santa Ruins, defined as the undiscovered ore of the Black Sea, is approximately 82 kilometers from the town of Gümüşhane and is located within the borders of the village of Dumanlı. It is known that this historical place, which has been built on 3 different slopes on the side of the creek in its own region, consists of nine different neighborhoods in the previous periods. Especially the most familiar aspect of the cultural assets in the past is to be used as a refuge for the Greek gangs. The ruins of Santa, which is sometimes attached to the Greek Empire in Trabzon, are known to have come to the forefront after being conquered in Ottoman times. Even if the transportation is a bit hilly, make sure you are greeted upon arrival with a beautiful view. There is no doubt that you will see beautiful views along the way.
When To Visit Santa Ruins? When To Go?
Visitors in general,prefers the summer season, which adds beauty to the beauty of nature. We advised you to go in the summer because you may have trouble on the roads in winter.
Historic Santa Ruins
Santa Ruins Religious, commercial and cultural significance is important. It is presumed that the region, which has been declared as ‘Archaeological and Natural Protected Area Günümüzde today, has 9 separate neighborhoods in the past. Today there are 7 neighborhoods and more than 300 houses in the region. This neighborhood, which was known to be founded by the Greeks in the 17th century, consists of single-storey houses declared as stone and each neighborhood has at least one church and a fountain in every street. In 1999, the ruins of Santa were declared a first and third degree archaeological site by the Trabzon Cultural Heritage Protection Board.
Santa Ruıns Activities
In fact 9 neighborhood 300 historical buildings a few, if not all, have survived from this settlement. It is of great importance for Christians in the Eastern Black Sea after the Sumela Monastery and the Hagia Sophia Museum, but has yet to receive the attention it deserves.
The ruins are covered with mountains and greenery. Even though its transportation is a bit hilly, it is appreciated by most people. After taking in the historical scent of the ruins, you can crown your trip with a nice walk.
Santa Ruins Road And Transportation
Trabzon Airport is about 67 kilometers from Santa Ruins and it takes about 1 hour and 35 minutes by car.
Rize-Artvin Airport is about 131 kilometers from the Santa Ruins and takes about 2 hours by car.