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BRIDGES

  One of the major structure types of Edirne is the bridges. No other capital or city had attained the beauty of the bridges constructed inside and outside Edirne, which were constructed in the period of Sinan. The oldest bridge constructed in the city was from the period of Byzantine Emperor Michael Palaiologos (1261-1282). As… Read More BRIDGES

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MOSQUES AND CHURCHES

  The creation of Architect Sinan’s mastery period, Selimiye Mosque is the most important work of Edirne and is one of the most beautiful samples of Ottoman Architecture. The other major mosques and churches of the city could be counted as Üç Şerefeli Cami (Three Minaret Balcony Mosque), Muradiye Mosque, 2nd Bayezid Mosque and Külliye,… Read More MOSQUES AND CHURCHES

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Забележителностите в двореца Одрин

По време на своето великолепие дворецът се състои от 72 сгради, включително 18 бани и осем джамии. Около 34 хиляди души са живели в района на двореца. Тези жители са обслужвани от шест хиляди души от персонала на двореца. По това време дворецът Одрин се съревновавал с двореца Топкапъ в Истанбул със своя размер и… Read More Забележителностите в двореца Одрин

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RUSTEM PASHA CARAVANSERAI

Rüstem Pasha Caravanserai is located in the historical centre of Edirne, on the mainland route between Asia Minor and Europe. Even after losing the status of the capital of the Ottoman Empire, Edirne continued to be the critical military and commercial centre of the Empire’s European provinces. In the 1560s, the Grand Vezir Rüstem Pasha… Read More RUSTEM PASHA CARAVANSERAI

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GAZI MIHAL MOSQUE

  Gazi Mihal Mosque (tr. Gazi Mihal Cami) is just one of countlesshistoric buildings of the former capital of the Ottoman Empire, Edirne. The mosque was built on the order of Gazi Mihal in 1422, as is stated on an inscription. Originally, the mosque was part of a larger complex of buildings, which also included… Read More GAZI MIHAL MOSQUE

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Edirne Palace

Edirne Palace The palace was built on an area of ​​300-355.000 m2 on the bank of the Tunca River in the north of the city. It was started in 1450 at the 2nd Murat time. The palace construction, which had stopped for a while after the death of the monarchs, was completed by Fatih Sultan Mehmet… Read More Edirne Palace

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Sightseeing in Edirne Palace

In the times of its splendour the palatial complex consisted of 72 buildings, including 18 baths and eight mosques. Approximately 34 thousand people lived in the palace area in its heydey. These inhabitants were served by six thousand members of palace staff. It these times the Edirne Palace competed with Topkapı Palace in Istanbul with… Read More Sightseeing in Edirne Palace