History Route

Archeology and Ethnography Museum

It was built in 1927 as Governor’s Mansion. Tekirdag Archeology and Ethnography Museum; An archeological small works hall, an open exhibition section, a Tekirdag room, a stone works hall and an ethnography room. In the ethnographic hall, cutting tools for close turning; In Tekirdağ, Tekirdağ region, women’s and men’s clothing and hand works; Architectural buildings, inscriptions, statuettes, columns and sarcophagi in the open exhibition area; In the archaeological small works hall, spearheads, pots and ornaments belonging to the prehistoric and Byzantine periods are exhibited.

Namık Kemal House

After the death of the famous poet Namık Kemal who was born in Tekirdağ, The volunteer community in Tekirdağ was built by the schools and the municipality. The house, which was built in 1992, has three floors and reflects the 19th century Ottoman architecture. The building, which has an open air stage and a viewing area, is made of wood and has six rooms. Ethnographic goods are exhibited in the bedroom of the house. There is an exhibition hall on the basement floor and the works written by Namik Kemal’s photographs are exhibited throughout the house. After its completion, it was opened in 1993 as a museum on the day of the birth of Namık Kemal on December 21st.

Rakoczi Museum

In 1720 the Hungarian Prince II. Frenc Rakoczi, Rakoczi The museum has begun to live on. The Hungarian Prince, who had been in charge of the Hungarian revolt against the Austrians, took refuge in the Ottomans when they failed in the war. The Hungarian Prince II. Frenc Rakoczi lived in this building until 1735, when it was 15 years old. After Rakoczi’s death, a decision was made to build a museum in Hungary, but I and II. This thought can not be realized due to the emergence of World Wars. This building, which Rakoczi lived in, was bought by the Hungarian government in 1932 and was restored by a Hungarian architect and converted into the Rakoczi Museum. At the Rakoczi Museum; Rakoczi’s articles, life-related documents and oil paintings are on display.

Aborigine of Tekirdağ Martyrs

Tekirdağ Şehitler Abidesi was built in 1949 in memory of soldiers who died during the conquest of Tekirdağ. Tekirdağ Sehitler Abidesi, which is one of the places where Tekirdağ is driving tourism, attracts many tourists coming to the city every year. Abideyi is located on Muratlı Caddesi with a long staircase. In the middle of these stairs are found a Turkish flag made of stones. In front of this flag there is an inscription in which information about the abdomen is included.

Corlu Castle

Çorlu Castle has not been able to maintain its integrity until daylight, and only some of its remains have come up to date. Certainly, the fortress of Corlu Castle VI. It is thought to belong to centuries. The fortress, which is surrounded by stream beds on the east and west side, was built during the Byzantine period. The cut stone is built on bases and the fortification walls are supported by round towers. Çorlu Castle, which is of military significance, is one of the important historical buildings that Tekirdağ possesses.

Rüstempaşa Bedesteni

Rüstempaşa Bedesteni is located 200 m west of the Rüstempaşa Mosque. It has a rectangular plan and six domes. The domes are placed on octagonal pulleys and are carried by two large elephant legs connected to each other by wide arches. Dome transitions are provided by pendants. On the short fronts of the bedesten two windows were opened and on the long facades three windows were opened. The Bedesten, which was recently repaired, was able to arrive preserving its unity with the mosque until daylight; The places of other buildings such as caravanserai and imaret belonging to the mound are not known precisely today.


Perinthos, which is on the list of “Antique Cities” in Turkey, is an ancient Roman city. Ancient Perinthos city, BC It was founded in 600 BC by the founders of the colony from the island of Samos. It was founded with the cities of Bisanthe and Heraion and is located to the west of these cities. It was founded after Thracia’s commercialization. It has the characteristic of having two natural limos, and thanks to this feature, it has had a significant place in all ages. Perinthos is a capital city of the Roman Empire of Thrace province. The excavations are still being carried out with the building remains belonging to Greek, Roman and Byzantine periods and they are still open-air museums.

Heraion Teichos

Heraion Teichos, Trak is an ancient settlement. The name of the city of Heraion Teichos, which is a Sisam column known as Karaevlaltı Tumulus, means “Hera’s City”. According to the conclusions made from the remains, such as stone tools and pottery, Heraion Teichos was used as a settlement site from the beginning of 3000 BC to the 13th century after Milano. Heraion Teichos used as a Trak settlement for a long time; It was also used as a settlement during the Classical, Hellenistic and Byzantine Periods and lived its brightest period in Classical and Hellenistic periods. Heraion Teikhos, an important port city, has become a rich settlement due to its commercial relations with the surrounding area.

Hora Lighthouse

Hora Lighthouse is located at the entrance of Hoşköy, which is 20 km away from Şarköy district of Tekirdağ. It was built by Abdulmecit in 1861 as a route lighthouse, with material brought from France specially to the French. Hora Feneri, also known as Hoşköy Lighthouse, has no resources in construction and all connections are screwed. Hora Lighthouse with an iron structure; It can rotate around itself, each turn takes 20 seconds. The lantern which operates with a pendulum system installed in 2 hours has a height of 20-25 meters and its historical feature is the front plan.

Culture House of Mürefte

Mürefte Culture House, Mürefte Municipality and Mürefte Promotion, Beautification and Solidarity Association was founded in 2006 and has been serving cultural tourism since 2007. The inner structure of the building, the collection and arrangement of the goods was done by the association. There are goods, tools and utensils used in the culture house between 1930 and 1970, kitchen utensils and old time photographs. It has a living room, a bridal room, a circumcision room, a cultural house with a kitchen, paintings and documents describing the cult of the area, books about history and manuscripts.

Sarban-i Ahmet Dergahi

The Sarban-i Ahmet Dervish lodge was built in 1527 in the name of Sarban-i Ahmet in the Hayrabolu district of Tekirdağ. Evliya Sarban-i Ahmet was born in Hayrabolu in the 1470’s with no definite date of birth. It is referred to as a moniker because it was sent by Sultan Süleyman the Magnificent as Sarbanba to the Iraqi campaign. In memory of the retirement of Sarban-i Ahmet, one of the famous poets who lived during his time in the army, Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent issued an edict for the construction of the dervish lodge and thus began the construction of the Sarban-i Ahmet Dergah.

Karacakmak Textures

Karacakız Textiles are among the most common handicrafts belonging to the province of Tekirdag. Among the most common handicrafts unique to Tekirdağ are; Weaving, basket making, saddlery and saddle making. If you look at it; Karacak Guide is a town connected to Tekirdağ Center and this is one of the important weaving centers of Anatolia. Textiles made according to traditional values in this area have gained a reputation over time and are known as “Karacakıbılığı Dokumaları”.

Güneşkaya and Güngörmez Caves

Sunshine Caves; It is located 2 km west of the palace and has the character of being an old settlement. The excavations at Güneşkaya Caves, which have quite a few historical remains, The Chalcolithic Age finds dating from 5000 to 3000 years were encountered. Güngörmez Caves; It lies on the slopes of the Galata Creek, located on the third kilometer of Güngörmez Highway, to the south of the Saray district of Tekirdağ. Excavations carried out here BC. The Chalcolithic Age finds dating from 5000 to 3000 years were encountered.

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