Family and Kids in Edirne

Looking out for what can you do with kids and family in Edirne? Here are the things that you should not miss out on a family vacation with kids, toddlers, or babies. Discover the ultimate places for kids in Edirne, be it water parks, theme parks, or playgrounds. Children will have fun, learn new things, get good food and will not get bored in long queues. Keep reading to know about awesome places and activities to enjoy with your kids in Edirne.
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Let's explore our list of kid-friendly attractions in Edirne for perfect family outings and getaways.

  1. Visit to experience unparalleled fun for kids
    Selimiye Mosque

    Educational Site

    Commissioned by Sultan Selim II and built by Mimar Sinan in the 16th century, this Islamic architecture masterpiece is the most elegant summary of Ottoman architectural philosophy. The interiors and exteriors are highly symmetrical, a distinctive feature that was designed to draw the eye and centralise the rapidly expanding city. The highlights to notice are: How, unusually for mosques, this o...Read more
  2. A place for children with all kinds of interests
    Beyazid Ii Kulliyesi Health Museum

    Family and Kids

    This hospital museum is set within a complex of buildings that was for four centuries famous for its treatment of various diseases, and especially mental illnesses (which they treated unusually humanistic methods - with musical therapy and aroma therapy). Today it exhibits the history of medicine and health matters in general. As such, it is a critically important centre on the development of m...Read more
  3. A guaranteed fun space for the kids
    Eski Cami

    Observatory

    This lovely 15th century Ottoman Mosque is located close to the historical centre of Edirne, not far away from Selimiye. It is one of the three imperial mosques in the city, and the smallest of these. Still, that doesn’t mean the other Mosques overshadow it, for it houses something beautiful – exquisite calligraphic writings on its interior walls. The other highlights are the small ...Read more
  4. Amazing Edirne attraction for kids
    Meric River Bridge

    Observatory

    The 150 year old bridge crosses the Maritsa, and though it doesn’t seem very remarkable in and of itself, it stands on one of the most picturesque spots in town. There is a cute cafe nearby, where you can grab some tea, sit down, and watch the crowd go by. In the middle of the bridge, there is an Ottoman Kiosk, from where apparently, the Sultan used to watch the sunsets – you can ta...Read more
  5. Can keep your kids busy for days
    Karaagac

    Educational Site

    A quaint town, Karaagac has an important history, not least of which is that the Treaty of Lausanne was signed here. Just 4km southwest of Edirne, the city has pretty streets, lovely boulevards and parks. It’s an extremely charming place, and you should make it a point just to walk around. Some of the attractions and highlights you’ll find here are: Two ottoman bridges: one spannin...Read more
  6. Perfect for kids day out in Edirne
    Grand Bazaar Of Edirne

    Family and Kids

    Built in the 16th century by Mimar Sinan, this covered bazaar isn’t like the usual Turkish bazaars you may have heard of, especially like the one in Istanbul. The merchants here are very polite and nice to you, not pushy. The bazaar isn’t quite so large, either, but there is a good range of merchandise - ceramics, carpets, lamps, clothes, bags, shoes, spice, antiques and souvenirs. ...Read more
  7. Fun place to go for kids
    Edirne Archaeological And Ethnographical Museum

    Observatory, Educational Site

    This museum is sister to the Museum of Islamic Arts close to Selimiye Mosque and is located right next to it. It’s highlights are: Thracian funerary steles featuring horsemen. Textiles and carpets (Socks, gloves, various embroidered napkins, waistbands and towels). Clothes (shirts, jackets, dresses and Turkish trousers). Calligraphy and jewellery. Decorative wooden objects. Kitchen utens...Read more
  8. A cool place to see with kids
    Turkish And Islamic Art Museum

    Family and Kids

    Established in 1925 by Dr Rifat Osman, consisting of the small rooms of the beautiful medrese Hadith School along the northeast corner of Selimiye Mosque’s courtyard, the Turkish and Islamic Art Museum of Edirne offers a diverse collection of the Ottoman era artefacts. The collections include calligraphy, glassworks, woodworks, ceramics, weaponry, ornaments and intricate costumes. You wil...Read more
  9. A fantastic place for refreshing break for children
    Three Balconies Mosque

    Observatory, Educational Site

    This is the third of the three imperial mosques in the city centre. You best cover them all together. When first built, it was distinct for having the largest dome of any Ottoman building. The highlights are: Two blue-turquoise tile panels in the tympana of the windows. Chinese floral borders. A prettily painted central dome. The fountain in the gorgeous courtyard. The minaret with stylistic t...Read more
  10. One of the awesome things children enjoy the most
    Balkan War Museum And Sukru Pasha Memorial

    Observatory, Educational Site

    This monument was opened in 2000, and lies on the highest hill in the city, close to the city cemetery. Rustu Pasha was the commander of Edirne’s defending forces during the Balkan war. The museum isn’t that big, but manages to a surprising number of war-artefacts in its four galleries. There is extensive documentation and also figurines and weapons, such as a small cannon used duri...Read more
  11. The best option for younger visitors
    Saraclar Caddesi

    Family and Kids

    Pedestrians only. This shopping street, with a good number of cafes at its sides, is one of the best places in the city to people watch. The architecture surrounding the place is neo-classical. It’s especially pretty in the evening, when everything is lit up in neon lights. There are benches aplenty to sit on under shady trees, and a few fountains.
  12. A place where kids enjoy and have fun
    Macedonian Tower

    Observatory, Educational Site

    There are two reasons this tower could have been named such. One, that it looks over the general direction where Macedonia used to be. Two, Macedonia used to once extend all the way to Edirne. The tower is one of the four great ramparts of a castle built in Edirne during Roman times. Today, you can get into the tower, but you can’t climb to the top. The upper part of the tower was demolis...Read more