Edirne City on Crossroads
This tour includes Selimiye Mosque, Bayezid Hospital and Historical Brigdes.
Edirne is the western most city of Turkey. It was the second capital of Ottoman Empire. Its founder – Hadrian gave its first name: Hadrianople. It is in Edirne where Sinan completed his masterpiece Selimiye Mosque – recently declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Ottoman Sultans of 15th century built magnificent mosques, medreses, baths, palaces which still remain. Beyazid 2. Commissioned a large complex that consists of a mosque, hospital building, imaret and medrese. Today award winner Museum of Health expose beautiful statues made of wax and some artifacts from the Ottoman medical history. Traditional soaps, brooms, cheese are some of souvenirs that you may take back home.
Price includes: Guiding, transportation, lunch and entrance fees.
This tour is a full day tour with lunch.
You will meet with the guide at the lobby of your hotel at 7 am and the tour finishes about 9 pm.
Tour departs with minimum 6 partipicants.
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