Top Historical Places in Edirne

Are you looking to explore the history of Edirne through the ages? There are a number of historical destinations in Edirne including the time-honored buildings, monuments, palaces, and parks where you can learn about the glorious past of Edirne. The presence of these historical sites and museums will take you on a walk through Edirne ‘s rich history.
If you are willing to have an in-depth historical information about Edirne, we recommend that you take a wonderful guided tour to cover the major historical attractions. Also, check the opening and closing time for each so that you can organize your time. Make sure that you go through the complete list of historical places in Edirne for a great trip!

Let's witness the history of Edirne with these top historical places - monuments and landmarks:

  1. Edirne Archaeological And Ethnographical Museum

    Art And Culture, Observatory, Educational Site, Archaeological 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
  2. Balkan War Museum And Sukru Pasha Memorial

    Military Museum, History Museum, 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
  3. Macedonian Tower

    Observatory, Educational Site, Historical Site, Architecture

    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