Edirne Ili Things to Do

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Edirne Ili Things to Do

  • Just walk around..

    As far as i'm Kaunas girl i always love towns that have main pedestrian street. So Edirne is also among my favourites. Saraclar cadessi and it's surroundings are the perfect place when you are too lazy for any other activities or just killing time. The street is not far from the Eski Camii paralel to old Bedesten market. Most of houses here are...

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  • The Selimiye

    Selimye Mosque together with the surroundings is the best known object in Edirne. It was built in XVI century by famous architect Mimar Sinan - his statue is on the left corner of the square in front of the mosque. From 2011 Selimiye Camii is in the list of UNESCO World Heritage , it's suppossed be one of the 3 most beautiful mosques in Turkey. And...

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  • Eski Camii- the Old Mosque

    Eski Camii is probably the oldest mosque in Edirne built in 1414. It's situated in the town center - just across the famous Selimye Mosque. It's not so rich in decoration like mosques from later centuries. But it's famous becuase of large and rather austere calligraphy iscriptions on it's walls

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  • Selimiye mosque..

    "It's better to take a ferry ride, there is nothing to do in Edirne." !!!!!!!Edirne(ancient Hadrianopolis-Orestes-Adrianople) was the second capital city(1365-1453) of Ottoman Empire before the Istanbul(Constantinople)and Sultan Mehmet II, the conqueror of Istanbul was born in Edirne(Adrianople).The city contains the ruins of the ancient palace of...

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  • Random structures

    Walking around the centrum in Edirne would be a great opportunity to see lots of structures. So go ahead and explore this beautiful city.

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  • Eski Mosque

    Considered as the oldest ottoman structure in Edirne, the Eski Mosque is constructed in 1403 and was completed in 1414.Walking on the way to Selimiye Mosque, you'll be passing by this old mosque along the main Talat Pasa Cadessi. It is beside a covered bazaar...

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  • Inside the Selimiye Mosque

    ...even the inside of the Selimiye Mosque is quite similar to the interiors of the Blue MOsque in Istanbul. Impressive.

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  • Üçserefeli Mosque

    This older 15th century mosque is a 5-minute walk from the Selimiye Mosque.There is some minor renovation on one facade of the mosque (or cleaning it?) when I was there last week (April 2009). The mosque has 3 very tall minarets and unusually each of the minarets have different designs - spiral, checkered and zigzag.

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  • Selimiye Mosque

    One of Mimar Sinan's architectural 16th century masterpiece.Located up on a hill with beautiful park in front of it. The entrance is a covered bazaar.The mosque is the center of the city - few minutes walk from Saraçlar Caddesi and can be seen from afar. With 999 windows representing God's perfection, this great mosque is considered as Sinan's...

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  • Saraçlar Caddesi

    This is Edirne's mini version of Istiklal Caddesi in Istanbul.This pedestrian street is full of nice coffee shops with some tables and chairs alfresco, great for people-watching while sipping your cola on a warm summer day.Nice quaint shops lined the street housed in those old wooden houses, some of them renovated, others remains in their somewhat...

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  • Üç ªerefeli Mosque

    Üç ªerefeli Mosque (Center): It is constructed between 1443 and 1447, by IInd Murat. Mosque is among the early and classical periods of Osmanlı art. Here, you can face with a firstly applied plan. 24 meters diameter having big central dome, is based on six supports, composed of two grade, and four wall grades. There smaller two domes and...

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  • The Selimiye Mosque

    The first monument which welcomes the visitors of Edirne today is Selimiye Mosque. Selimiye Mosque which is mentioned with amazement and awe even among modern architectural work, is a structure that Architect Sinan called as "my work of art of mastership." This mosque which is shiny and eye dazzling as a crown offered to Edirne, has four elegant...

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  • relief of a tulip

    Before you leave Selimiye you should also see the inverted tulip at the place of the preacher. Rumor has it that when a place was looked for Selimiye Mosque upon the Sultan’s order in Edirne which was reputable for its tulips, the lady owner of the tulip garden did not want to sell her garden. She was convinced after long efforts, but she sold her...

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  • Inner decoration of the Selimiye Mosque

    The tiles of Selimiye were made in Iznik. Tile omamentation is seen in altar wall of the mosque, on the pew of the Sultan, and on the frontals of the windows. The altar wall and the parts between the windows are embellished by pointed arched tilepanels, pointed leaves, and medallions ornamented with a decoration pertaining to the Ottomans (Rumi) on...

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  • enjoying the stone bridges

    Edirne is a city of many bridges, most of them spanning the Tunca. These stone bridges, mentioned in many folk songs, reflect the spatial and monumental concepts of contempo- rary Ottoman architecture. Those within the city are an integral part of the urban texture. The imposing beauty of Edirne's bridges, some of which outside the city are the...

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  • Some architectural samples of Edirne

    Edirne houses were timber framed with stone foundations, and the exterior often plastered. They had broad eaves and jutting bays supported by series of stn.ýts. The entrance was set back slightly in the centre of the main façade. One room facing Mecca was usually set aside as a prayer room. All the living rooms had fitted cupboards where linen and...

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  • visiting Adalet Kiosk

    Edirne Palace After the first palace constructed by Sultan Murad I, the construction of the Edirne Palace had started during the reign of Sultan Murad Iat the west of Tunca over a wide area in 1450. After the death of Sultan Murad II in 1451, his son Fatih Sultan Mehmed completed the construction of the palace. Among the ruins are, Cihannüma Kasrý...

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  • exploring fauna n flora

    there so many different flowers, trees and birds in edirne. Along the riverside you will need a binoculars.

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  • Visiting the past in edirne

    On the border between Greece and Turkey, Edirne was for some years the Ottoman capital, and in the 18th century one of the seven largest cities in Europe. On a verdant plain of poplar trees near the junction of the Tunca and Meric Rivers, this graceful historical city welcomes visitors as they make their way to Istanbul and other points east. The...

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  • FRUIT SHAPED MISK SOAPS

    These colorful soaps look like real fruits. very good material for photographers ...The soap workship was very important at the Ottomans.The soap was produced in a place called sabunhane.The raw material of soap was olive oil and animal fats.The Misk Soaps which we produce now was produced in Edirne at past.Misk soap was very valuable present for...

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  • Selimiye Mosque

    Probably the most beautiful mosque in Turkey is making this city famous.Sinan was building it between 1569 and 1575 for Selim 2, Suleyman's son.

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  • Square around Selimiye Mosque

    It's the centre of Edirne, where Selimiye Mosque, Old Mosque etc are located. You can walk around and sit in bars or do some shopping...

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  • Old Mosque

    They started to build this mosque during reign of Suleyman but it was finished in 1413 when Mehmet 1 was sultan.

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  • The street atmosphere

    You can see many horses in Edirne and it's probably also good way how to travel around Edirne when you are bit lazy.

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Edirne Ili Hotels

  • Antik Hotel Edirne

    STayed here in June 2013 for 2 nights for my birthday - it was off peak and quite wet and chilly so...

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  • Efe Hotel Edirne

    The Otel Efe is a nice hotel right in the heart of Edirne. It is not big or flashy, but is...

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  • Park Hotel Edirne

    Maarif Cad No 2, Edirne, 22100, Turkey

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Families

  • Balta Hotel

    Balta hotel's localization is good. Rooms are good. Not very cheap but not expensive. :-)) ...

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  • Hotel Saban Acikgoz

    Cilingirler Caddesi No:9, Edirne, Turkey

    Satisfaction: Excellent

  • Arslanli

    Edirne, 22100, Turkey

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