Edirne

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Edirne

Regular / 2 Days Tour

Formerly named as Hadrianoupolis after the Roman Emperor, it was the capital for Ottoman Empire and was called Edirne from 14th century until the conquest of Constantinople when the dynasty moved to İstanbul.

Even then the city functioned as semi-capital of the Ottoman Empire. Heir apparent sultans were sent to Edirne for their royal education. Sultan Mehmet The Conqueror was born and was educated here. It was the 4th most populated city in Europe during the 18th century.

The city has hosted various civilizations of different religions and languages throughout the history.
Imperial past and cultural wealth exhibiting numerous Ottoman relics makes Edirne very popular and interesting. It is famed as the city of culture, education and tourism today, and attracts tourists from all over the world.

Edirne has borders to Bulgaria and Greece, and connects Asia to Europe via Balkans. Almost all the main sights are in walking distance in the city.

Day 1
Selimiye Mosque, the landmark of the city built by the Court Architect Master Sinan
Arasta Bazaar • Archaeological Museum • Lunch • Old Mosque • Synagogue (Kal Kadosh Ha Gadol) • Health Museum • Karaağaç Train Station • Dinner at hotel and overnight

Day 2
Üç Şerefeli Mosque • Balkan War Museum • Șükrü Paşa Monument • Sarayiçi • Lunch
Ali Paşa Bazaar • City Center • Departure for İstanbul

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