This charming seaside port is set amongst hills in a bay that gently curves, has retained some of its wooden houses and offers a ferry service to the islands in the Sea of Marmara.
Also the Rakoczi Museum whose building was once the home of Prince Ferenc Rakoczi (1676-1735) who led a failed revolt against the Austrian Habsburgs and this is where he lived in exile as a Carmelite friar. The Hungarian Government converted the house into a museum in 1932 in his memory and it displays Hungarian weapons, paintings relating to Rakoczi and his flag.
Places to Visit in TekirdagPoints of interest here include the 16th century mosque Rustem Paşa Camii that was designed by the famous architect Mimar Sinan.
Tekirdag AmenitiesThe bus station is 200m from the ferry landing with a tourist office adjacent and hotels directly opposite.
Tekirdag WineTekirdağ is famed for its local wine and there is a bottling factory 3km west of town where visitors can taste the wine before purchasing.
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