10 vibes for Kırklareli

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The Hızırbey Complex is in the centre of Kırklareli. It consists of a mosque, a hamam and an arasta bazaar. The mosque was built by Köse Mihalzade Hızırbey in 1383 and restored by Yusuf Pasha of Aydos in 1824.

The Babaeski Bridge is another must see place in the Babaeski District. It was built in 1633 during the reign of Ottoman Sultan Murat IV.

The Dupnisa Cave located where the Istranca Mountains are joined by deep valleys, is a large underground system with a total length of 2,720 meters and has two floors and consists of three caves: Kuru Cave, Kız Cave and Sulu Cave.

The Sokullu Mehmet Paşa Complex is spread over a wide area at the entrance of Lüleburgaz District. The Complex was built for worship, trade and education in 1569-1570, and contains the features of a complex with its mosque, arched shops, inn, hamam and madrasa.

The Gazi Süleyman Paşa Mosque was built in the 6th century during the Justinian period and was organized as a mosque in the second half of the 14th century.

The Vize Castle which has survived to the present days, is one of the places you should visit during your Kırklareli trip. The people of Vize - the centre of the famous Thracian state - built this castle during their struggle against the Roman Empire.

Hardaliye is a popular non-alcoholic beverage with a distinctive pleasant taste and smell. It is produced by lactic acid fermentation from red grape or red grape juice with the addition of crushed mustard seeds and benzoic acid.

The Aya Nikola Monastery is one of the best examples of the Byzantine period (6-9th century) rock monasteries. The church is on the ground floor, the holy spring below, and the sections for monks above. There are cells in the form of levels carved into the rocks.

İğneada Floodplain Forest is one of the rare ecosystems that contain seasonal floodplain forests, marshes, freshwater lakes and coastal dunes. The Istranca Mountains are located in the south and west.

The Zindan Baba Tomb, built with bricks and limestone, can be visited at any time of the year. The Zindan Baba Tomb, a good example of Kırklareli historical sites, awaits its visitors.