EDIRNE CITY GUIDE
Edirne is located at the south of Tekirdağ, the province between Turkey and Greece. The city had been the second capital of Ottoman Empire for years and in the 18th century had become one of the seven biggest cities of Europe. As it was the capital city of the Ottoman Empire 100 years ago, there are numerous historical and architectural important structures in the province. Edirne is a living city - museum with its mosques, religious complexes, bridges, old bazaar places, caravanserais and palaces.
Sites of Interest
Koru Mountain and Söğütlük forest recreation areas, Sarayiçi, Erikli beach, Edirne and Enez castles, Khrysopege Church, Peykler Medresesi (old theological school), Saatli Medrese (old theological school), Saray-ı Cedid, (New Palace), II. Bayezıd and Sokullu or Kasım Pasha complexes, Yıldırım Bayezıd, Eski Beylerbeyi, Gazi Mihal, Mezit Bey (Yeşilce), Muradiye, Şah Melek, Üç Şerefeli and Selimiye mosques, Bazaar, Ali Pasha Shops and Arasta, Rüstem Pasha Inn (caravansary) and Ekmekçioğlu Ahmed Pasha Inn also called Ayşe Kadın, Küçük Rüstem Pasha Inn, Gazi Mihal, Saraçhane (Şehabeddin Pasha), Fatih, Bayezıd, Yalnız Göz, Saray (Kanuni), Tunca, Meriç bridges, Uzunköprü, Edirne Archeology and Ethnography and Edirne Turkish Islamıc Works Museums.