Sokollu Mehmet Pasha Bath in Edirne

Although Selimiye Mosque is the most famous work of Mimar Sinan in Edirne, there are other structures erected by this renowned Ottoman architect in the city. Among other mosques, a caravanserai, a bridge and a bazaar, there is also the building of Sokollu Mehmet Pasha Bath, located in the heart of the old town, opposite the Üç Şerefeli Mosque.

Sokollu Mehmet Pasha Bath in Edirne
Sokollu Mehmet Pasha Bath in Edirne

Süle Çelebi Mosque in Edirne

Visiting the mosques of Edirne is not only a great lesson on architecture and history but also an illustration how modern practical solutions can damage the pure beauty of the Ottoman buildings. This fact can be easily observed on the example of Süle Çelebi Mosque.

Süle Çelebi Mosque in Edirne in 2013
Süle Çelebi Mosque in Edirne in 2013

Şahmelek Mosque in Edirne

Şahmelek Mosque (tr. Şahmelek Camii) is one of many historical mosques located in the former capital of the Ottoman Empire - Edirne. The mosque, erected in 1429, is an important building, representative for the early-Ottoman architecture.

Şahmelek Mosque in Edirne
Şahmelek Mosque in Edirne

Eceabat

Eceabat is a town situated on the eastern side of the Gallipoli Peninsula, on the shore of the Dardanelles. Its current importance for tourism in the region results from the proximity of the most important places associated with the military campaign during the First World War, including battlefields and cemeteries of the fallen soldiers. In addition, Eceabat is an important ferry port which enables crossing the Dardanelles Strait to the city of Çanakkale, located on the Asian shore of the strait.

Eceabat
Eceabat

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