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Tekirdag

Tekirdag

The province of Tekirdag is located at the northern shores of the Marmara Sea and is a major port of commerce in Turkey. The sandy beaches lie at the both side of the province. The joyful mixture of sunflowers and the vineyards covers the entire medium. The major architectural creation of the province is the Rüstem Paşa Mosque, which is a creation of Architect Sinan and was constructed by the Grand Vizier of Süleyman the Magnificent in 1554. An extensive collection is exhibited in the Archeology and Ethnography Museum. The Rakoczy Museum is the house in which the Hungarian Prince II. Rakoczy Ferench whom had fought for the freedom of his nation had lived his last years.

The Namık Kemal Monument (1840 – 1888) adorns the birth place of the poet. The Şarköy and Mürefte holiday centers are famous with their delicious wines and they are located 60 km. west of the Tekirdağ province. This locality is covered with beautiful vineyards and also hosts an annual traditional wine festival.

They have very famous cherry. Especially in June cherry time. You can eat this fresh fruit here.

There is a famous meatball in Tekirdağ. Very nice and good test, you have try when you are in Tekirdağ.

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