In the heart of Edirne, nice history, easy access, safe, one of the most interesting mosques in edirne
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Architecture is quite something, so well worth a visit. Certainly one to add to the long list of places for Edirne.
Unlike most of Imperial Ottoman masjeeds which usually has one huge dome, this was built with 9 smaller ones. Eski Cami is the most unique compared to the other two masjeeds in the close vacinity, Selimye Cami and Üç Şerefeli Cami.
Eski Camii literally means the old mosque. Finished in the early 15th century, Eski Camii is open to visitors at all times of the day. If you want to take photos, it might be good idea to ask security for permission. They were very friendly....More
The oldest mosque in Edirne (1414), beautifully decorated with huge calligraphy, which can be seen from above because the access to the balcony.
This may be even more charming than Selimiye if you like oldfashioned mosques.Caligrapy is amazing.Very friendly for visitors compared to istanbul mosques.
OK, the Selimiye is truly of a global 'champions league' level, but had that mosque not existed, people would talk about the beauty of the Eski Cami and the Uc Serefeli Camii. In the Eski Cami, I loved the peaceful atmosphere and the wonderful calligraphy....More
This mosque is the oldest of three big Mosques in Edirne. Built in 1414 it is older than Üç Şerefeli Mosque and Selimiye Mosque. Once you enter you feel from the atmosphere within the Mosque that it is the oldest one. Architecture of the building...More
It is the smallest of the three imperial mosques located in the central square of Edirne. There are many beautiful calligraphic inscriptions on the inner walls of the mosque. Very interesting central dome !