Information About Sultan Murat Plateau
One of the popular plateaus of Trabzon, Sultan Murat Plateau is located in Çaykara. This plateau, which is 25 kilometers away from the town center, is also 2200 meters above sea level. Thousands of people visit the graves and martyrs of the 1st World War on the Sultan murat Plateau, which is 25 km away from Çaykara District of Trabzon Province, 54 km northwest of Aydıntepe.
In 1635, he returned from Iran Expedition IV. Murat performed Friday prayers with his army and stayed here. The name of this plateau, which Sultan Murat liked very much, remained as the Sultan Murat Plateau after this incident and the area where Sultan Murat prayer is still preserved.
After the war with the Russians in World War I, which was in 1916, a martyrdom was made for our soldiers who were martyred 1.5 kilometers away from the plateau. There is a grave of 1 officer and 70 soldiers in this cemetery and the place of martyrdom is called Martyr’s Hill. At the same time, the plateau has World War I trenches. Plateau has all kinds of facilities to meet your needs. (electricity, drinking water, hotel, restaurant, coffee shop, butcher, market).
Activities in Sultan Murat Plateau
Sultan Murat Plateau Festivals
Every year there are festivals in the Sultan Murat Plateau and the participation of these festivals from the surrounding provinces and districts. The festivities are 20 August each year, but cultural, commercial, and humanitarian exchanges take place and games from the region are played. If you bring your holiday to these dates, you can participate in these festivals.
You can make your holiday more beautiful by taking a nice walk in Sultan Murat which is a place where you can store oxygen. You can also dine in the restaurants and taste the local delicacies.
Where Is Sultan Murat Yayla? How To Go?
Trabzon is 25 kilometers away from Sultan Murat district center of Çaykara and 2200 meters above sea level. We advise you to go during the summer months in case the roads are closed during the winter months. You can get to Sultan Murat with your own car or tours.
The distance between Rize and Artvin Sultan Murat Plateau is about 114 kilometers and it takes about 1 hour and 53 minutes by car.
Trabzon Airport is approximately 99 kilometers away from Sultan Murat Plateau and takes about 1 hour and 48 minutes by car.