Was the second capital-after Bursa- of the Ottoman Empire and is a gateway of Turkey opening to the Western World, the first stop-over for newcomers from Europe.
- ESKI CAMI (OLD MOSQUE) :
Built between 1402-14, it is very impressive with its fine White marble portal and decorative caligraphy on the inteior walls and pillars;
- ARASTA BAZAAR :
Also a work of Sinan, this covered bazaar was finiahed in 1589; here you may buy specialities of the city, like soaps shaped like fruits or vegerables.
- SELIMIYE MOSQUE :
Built between 1569 and 1575 by imperial architect Sinan,it is considered to be masterpiece an done of the highest achievements of ?slamic architecture in the World. Its broad dome is wider than Istanbul Ayasofya’s!
- MERIC BRIDGE :
Constructted at the junction of Meriç and Arda rivers between 1847-1842.
- BEYAZIT KULLIYESI (Religious complex of Beyazid Mosque) :
You will find in this complex of buildings built between 1484 and 1488 and centred around the mosque a “darü??ifa”(hospital,medical center) remained in operation for four hundred years; this hospital was especially notable for its tretment methods for mental illnesses which included the use of musicotherapy,aromatherapy and water sound put into practice in the West only in the last years.
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