On a visit to Edirne you definitely cannot miss out on the must see places. The significance of these must see places are that they stand as a symbol for Edirne. These places are what Edirne is all about. These must see places in Edirne will stay as cherishing memories of the city forever in your heart.
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Babademirtas Street, Edirne 22020, Turkey
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
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 ...
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Yeniimaret Mh., 22000 Edirne, Turkey
11:00 am - 04:00 pm
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 crit...
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Sabuni Mh., Edirne, Turkey
10:00 am - 04:00 pm
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 inte...
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Meric River Bridge, Edirne, Turkey
07:00 am - 06:00 pm
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 Sult...
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Karaagac, Edirne, Turkey
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 f...
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Saraclar Caddesi, Edirne, Turkey
11:00 am - 05:00 pm
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, clothe...
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1 Yore Dergisi Sayi: 12, Turkey
09:00 am - 06:30 pm
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 jewe...