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Jewish Heritage Tour Edirne is available everyday. Edirne Jewish Heritage Tour covers The Great Synagogue of Edirne, The Selimiye Mosque in Edirne.
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THanks to our tour guide, we spent an excellent day in Edirne.
1 Day.: Jewish Heritage Tour Edirne
07:00 AM Depart from Istanbul to Edirne Jewish Heritage Tour.
11:00 AM Arrival to Edirne from Istanbul.
Jewish Heritage Tour Edirne covers the sites to visit as follow;
The Great Synagogue of Edirne restored by the Prime Ministry General Directorate of Foundations (opened on Thursday, 26 March 2015) The Great Synagogue is one of the most important faith centres of Edirne, hosting the houses of worship of three sacred religions. It was built with the permission of the Ottoman Government and the edict of Abdulhamid II in January 1906. It is the largest synagogue in Balkans, and the third largest in Europe. The restoration of the synagogue was initiated in 2010 in the scope of the reforms addressing the religious freedom and social life requirements of various religious groups in Turkey.The synagogue has opened for service after five years of effort.
The Selimiye Mosque, the symbol of Edirne, carrying the name of the then reigning Ottoman Sultan Selim II, the Mosque was built by famous architect Sinan. Architect Sinan finished the construction in 1575, when he was 85 and considered Selimiye Mosque to be his “master piece”. Its huge dome is even higher than that of Hagia Sophia. Selimiye Mosque is the crown of Edirne with its simple but glorious existence. UNESCO added Selimiye Mosque and its social complex to its World Heritage List on June 27, 2011.
16:00 - 17:00 PM Depart from Edirne to Istanbul.
21:00 PM Arrival to Istanbul and drop off at hotel will be the end of the Jewish Heritage Tour Edirne.
- Hotel Pick up and Hotel Drop off.
- All the transportation by non-smoking and airconditioned touristical vehicles.
- Road Tolls
- Turkish and English speaking professional tour guide.
- Museum, Monument, Ruins entrance fees.
- Local taxes.
- Service Charge.