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Edirne

Europe
25+

Rank in Turkey

4

Rank in Europe

160+

World Rank

Currency
Turkish Lira(TRY)
Weather
Sunny 20.7℃
Time
06:40 AM (GMT +03:00)
Electric Socket
Type F ( 220 V 50 Hz)... Read more


About Edirne

The capital city was once the city of the great legendary Ottoman empire. Edirne is an engrossing destination adorned with old imperial buildings, ancient mosques, and affluent palaces. Sharing the cultures with neighbors Greece and Bulgaria, the city follows a myriad of Turkish traditions. The 16th Century consequential buildings of Selimiye Mosque, Sultan Bayesid, Old Quarter, and Ali Pasha Bazaar take a journey down the ancient historic route. Celebrating the eccentricities of the oil wrestling sport, Kirkpinar festival calls out for each one in pursuit of fun. Treasured with delectable local cuisines and three sacred mosques in the vicinity, the city is sure to satiate both mind and soul.

Continent Country
Europe Turkey
Airport Name / IATA Code
Alexandroupolis International Airport AXD
Alternate Airport Name / IATA Code
TEQ Tekirdag Corlu Airport


Edirne
  • Time To Visit

Best time to visit
Considering the comfortable weather, June to August would be the best time to visit Edirne, Turkey. However, as the crowd would be heavy, the hotels and other accommodation facilities would be costlier than usual.
Moderate time to visit
With decent humidity and temperatures, June to August can be a moderate time to visit Edirne, Turkey.Adding to it, even the winter season, i.e., from December to February fall under the moderate category. The tourists turn out in fewer numbers during this season.
Worst time to visit
September to November are the worst time to visit Edirne, Turkey. Bad weather attracts very low tourists during this time. For those who prioritize accommodation costs, this would be the best time, as such costs are much affordable during this period.
Weather
Month January February March April May June July August September October November December
Minimum temprature (℃) -1 0 3 7 12 15 17 17 13 9 5 1
Maximum temprature (℃) 7 9 13 19 25 29 32 32 27 21 14 8
Rain fall (mm) 61 54 54 51 51 45 28 24 37 50 71 71
Population
0.16 (Millions)
Official Language
Turkish
Spoken Language
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Other Language
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Police
155
Ambulance
112
Taxi
Start Tariff: TRY 4.... Read more

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Public Transport
Basic Items And Cost
Name Price
Water Bottle USD 0.29
Cup of Coffee USD 1.46
Milk Carton Pack USD 0.58
Rice/Kg USD 1.31
White Bread USD 0.44
Eggs (12) USD 1.46
Combo Meal USD 2.92
Fine Dining USD 1.89
Bottle of Coke or Pepsi USD 0.58
Domestic Beer USD 1.75
Imported Beer USD 1.75
Bottle of Wine USD 6.56
Cigarettes (20 Pack) USD 1.89
Taxi ( 1 km ) USD 0.44
Ticket in local transport (Single way). USD 0.44
Rent ( One Bed Room) USD 153.04
Do's And Don'ts
Night Life
Must See
Experiences
  • Witness the Kırkpınar Oil Wrestling, the oldest sustained wrestling tournament of the world.
  • Make a visit to the famous vineyards of Arcadia and Barbare.
  • Check out the display of Ottoman-era calligraphy, weapons, ceramics, glass, woodwork, costumes, and jewelry.
  • Try out plenty of local delicacies.
  • Wander around many beautiful bazaars browsing its collections.
Shopping
Erasta
Abdurrahman Mahallesi, Talat Paşa Cd. No:59, 22100 Edirne Merkez/Edirne, Turkey
Distance From City Center
6 min from city center
Ali Paşa Covered Bazaar
Ali Paşa Covered Bazaar, Edirne, Turkey
Distance From City Center
1 hour 16 min
Bazaar Bedesten
Sabuni Mahallesi, Kuyumcular Sk., 22100 Merkez/Edirne Merkez/Edirne, Turkey
Distance From City Center
EDİRNE YAZİCİOGLU EVDEN EVE NAKLİYAT
Çavuşbey Mahallesi, Saraçhane Set Boyu Cd. No:25, 22020 Edirne Merkez/Edirne, Turkey
Distance From City Center
1 kms
Rumeli Tesbih
Sabuni Mahallesi, Ali Tuncer İş Hanı Sk. No:1, 22100 Edirne Merkez/Edirne, Turkey
Distance From City Center
0.280 kms
Mila Hediyelik Eşya&Takı&Aksesuar
1.Murat Mah.Bülent Alamut Cad.Kardelen Apartmanı No.3A 1.Dükkan, 22030 Edirne, Turkey
Distance From City Center
2.1 kms
Edmis
Mithat Paşa, Alipaşa Çarşısı İç Yolu, 22020 Edirne Merkez/Edirne, Turkey
Distance From City Center
0.600 kms
Souvenir Suggestions
  • Fruit soaps
  • Mirrored broom
  • Turkish coffee brewing pots
  • Carpets
  • Rugs
  • Turkish ceramics
  • Antiques
  • Lanterns
  • Mosaic lamps

Tourist attractions in Edirne

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