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Grand Synagogue of Edirne,

Grand Synagogue of Edirne,  is a historic Sephardi synagogue located in Maarif Street of Edirne, Turkey. It was designed in the Moorish Revival style and restored in 2015. HISTORY The 1905 Great Fire of Edirne destroyed more than 1,500 houses and also damaged several synagogues in the city. The twenty-thousand strong Jewish community urgently needed… Read More Grand Synagogue of Edirne,

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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