Selimiye Mosque and Museum in Edirne
External Design of Selimiye MosqueIt has an octagonal support system built through eight pillars cut into a square shell of walls. The four identical minarets, each with three balconies, at 71m are the second tallest in the world, after those in Mecca and which dominate Edirne's city skyline.
Interior Design of Selimiye MosqueThe interior, especially the dome, is what impresses most visitors
Museum of Turkish and Islamic ArtsThe Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts on the north-east corner of the mosque has 15 rooms housing wooden, ceramic and martial exhibits from the region and a nice courtyard garden. One of the rooms is solely dedicated to oil wrestling showing the 600 year old sport through the ages.
Edirne MuseumThe Edirne Museum contains Greco-Roman fragments along with ethnographic household goods such as furniture, rugs, coins, clothing and wooden relics.
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