This group has been created for the people who are interested in Tekirdag, who would like to visit here or wonder about it.Here is a small city and doesnt have a lot to see but hospitable CSers are waiting for the ppl who want to see the Turkish culture not only the touristic parts of Turkey:)
"Tekirdag is located at the northern shores of the Marmara Sea and is a major port of commerce. 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 Rustem Pasa Mosque, which is a creation of Architect Sinan and was constructed by the Grand Vizier of Suleyman 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 Namik Kemal Monument (1840 - 1888) adorns the birth place of the poet.
Sarkoy and Murefte holiday centers are famous with their delicious wines and they are located 60 km. west of the Tekirdag province. This locality is covered with beautiful vineyards and also hosts an annual traditional wine festival.
Tekirdag was founded by Trak nation and later on the city has entered under the dominance of Persian, Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman civilizations."
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