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Dimitrovgrad
Sanctuary of the Nymphs and Aphrodite Kasnakovo village, Dimitrovgrad municipality - One of the most beautiful legends about love is the story of the servant of Rome Thracian Titus Flavius and his chosen Claudia Montana.
Kasnakovo
Medieval fortress - Hasarya locality, Stalevo village, municipality Dimitrovgrad - The village of Stalevo is surrounded by three hills, the largest of which it's called Hassar.
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The large bench, table and chair - A huge bench with a length of 6 meters and a height of 2.40 meters delights Dimitrovgrad residents since August 2011.
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The big lamp - The big lamp, modeled after Tiffany, weighs a ton and a half and consists of a stand and a lampshade.
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Municipal Sunday Market - Dimitrovgrad is home to the largest open market not only in Bulgaria, but on the whole Balkan Peninsula.
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Autumn Music Days - Throughout the month of October, Dimitrovgrad is the host of the traditional for the city "Autumn Music Days".
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Penyo Penev House Museum - An emblematic of the 50s of the twentieth century personality is forever connected with the history of Dimitrovgrad.
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Retro Apartment - Retro Apartment recreates time from the socialist way of life after 1951, when the first houses were built blocks in the new city.
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Petko Churchuliev Art Gallery - City Art Gallery "Petko Churchuliev" is an attractive center for fans of the visual art.
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Municipal Drama Theater "Apostol Karamitev" Dimitrovgrad, is established in 1953 by a decree of the State Council of Bulgaria.
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Penyo Penev City Library - Penyo Penev City Library is opened on July 12, 1953.
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People's Astronomical Observatory and Planetarium "Giordano Bruno" - The National Astronomical Observatory and the Giordano Bruno Planetarium are officially opened on May 24, 1962. The planetarium is the first in Bulgaria and on
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Dimitrovgrad Bus Station - The construction of this new site has become one from the characteristic symbols of the transformation of the municipality.
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Dimitrovgrad Central Railway Station - The building of the railway station is located in close proximity to the old railway station of the village of Rakovski, which is a key c the history of the city.
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The Uzunköprü freedom monument symbolizes the transition to democracy in Turkey. The Ottoman Empire passed from absolute monarchy to parliamentary regime on July 23, 1908, with the declaration of the II. Constitutionalist. During this period, which is the turning point of the history of Turkish democracy, many democratic rights and freedoms were gained. This historic monument made as a memorial fountain monument overlooking the city side of the bridge is in this sense the first monument in Turkey.
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The Uzunköprü City Museum is located in the city center. The building where the museum is located was built as a private mansion in the early 1900's. In 1939, when the tobacco production and trade in the region became important, it was used as the Tekel (Reji Building) building. On 16 December 2013, the building was restored and opened as a museum.
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The Orthodox Church, built in 1875 for St. John the Baptist (John the Baptist), has a very important historical value. The building is made of rubble stone and in some parts bricks are used for ornamental purposes. As a difference from other Churches in the Uzunköprü Baptist Yahya Church, the hand-drawn ornaments are attracting the attention.
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The water needs of citizens of Uzunköprü were ensured till the 1950s. by the fountains built during the time of Sultan II. Murat. These fountains are known as “12 Fountains” and some of them like Telli Çeşme Square, Rıza Efendi neighborhood, Halise Hatun neighborhood (Yağ Hane Fountain), Fountain across Şinasi School, Habiphoca neighborhood Fountain are still used today.
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The Uzunkopru Train Station is the railway station of TCDD – Turkish State Railways located in Uzunkopru Municipality, District of Edirne. In the past, the products grown in the villages of Uzunkopru, Ipsala, Kesan and Malkara were sent to Istanbul by train, which was the capital then and it was possible easily to market and bring the goods there. The station was built on 4 April 1873 by the Rumelian Railway (CO) Company as part of the Rumelian Railway line. The historical station building’s architecture is attracting the interest of the visitors- it is made by brickwork, covered with wooden coating instead of plaster. The Uzunkopru train station has played a great role throughout the history connecting Istanbul to Europe and it became a very important transportation point in Çanakkale Wars (Gallipoli campaign). Orient Express Railway tours, which started in 1883, also passed through Uzunkopru. The station also served the Friendship Express operating between Istanbul - Thessaloniki until February 2011.
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One of the most beautiful promenade areas of Uzunkopru is the Duck Lake. It is located on the road of Uzunkopru - Çöpköy district, opposite to Çamlık location. In an area of ​​125 thousand square meters, Duck Lake provides visitors with a spacious park and recreation environment. The Duck Lake area arranged by the Uzunkopru Municipality in 2018 includes walking paths for citizens who love sports in nature, playground for children, pergolas, modern picnic tables, barbecues and places where citizens can relax and drink their tea.
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Uzunkopru Culture, Art and Agriculture Festival is organized every year in order to promote the historical and touristic aspects of the district at home and abroad, to provide dynamism to the economy, to create cultural and social unity and common awareness, and to ensure that local people and participants have fun.
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The Vintage and Plateau Festival is held in Yenikoy, a neighborhood of Uzunkopru, in September every year. The tradition of Yenikoy vintage festivities goes back to many years. Viticulture is the most important source of income for the people of Yenikoy. Papaz Karası is a unique grape variety, which is produced in Yenikoy village famous for viticulture and wine production. In addition, the quality of Kabarnet and Merlot grapes are high here. This festival is organized in order to show the hospitality of the people of Yeniköy with Alevi-Bektashi culture to the whole world and to introduce Yenikoy village.
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In Uzunkopru, local people gather together in the grove around Bulbul Pond to celebrate the arrival of the spring. Spring is also a symbol of abundance, fertility, getting rid of troubles and diseases. With this purpose the local people are celebrating the Dallık festival by having fun with traditional dishes and local dances among the folk oak trees. According to a legend, when a young boy wants to get married, the parents of the bride put the condition each year that the groom has to take their daughter to this festival.
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Days of poetry "Penyo Penev" - Every two years, in the days around births day of the poet Penyo Penev, May 7, in Dimitrovgrad meet the people of the word from the whole country to make it a true capital of the spirit.
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Holiday of Dimitrovgrad - September 2 - Dimitrovgrad is one of the few cities in the country who knows their exact date of birth.
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Architectural ensemble - "Third March" Blvd. - With its vision it is an example for recognition of the value of the architectural heritage of the totalitarian regimes of the twentieth century and its connection with certain periods of the European history. Third March Boulevard, the square and the building located around it ensemble is an aesthetic solution to the style of a given era and an interesting look for connoisseurs of cultural tourism. The boulevard is part of the spatial a structure designed as a complex composition, combining a street that is important entrance-exit city artery, and its adjacent square - secondary city center. The Workers' Dormitory and the Cultural Center were built later stage / in 1961 / and are deprived of the decorations in neoclassical style, typical for earlier buildings. With the construction of the square the neighborhood, which is working intended and intended for those working in the chemical industry, gets its center. A monumentality has been achieved, supported by architectural means from the tools of neoclassicism, but also from the Bulgarian Revival. In 2010 it was declared real estate cultural value by the Ministry of Culture.
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The water tower is considered one of the symbols of Dimitrovgrad.
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Penyo Penev Memorial Park is one of the emblematic landmarks in the town of Dimitrovgrad.
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Maritsa Park is the largest park in the city. It starts with himself center and rests on the right bank of the river.
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Historical Museum - Historical Museum - Dimitrovgrad is cultural and scientific institute established in 1951
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Dimitrovgrad Municipality - The building of the Municipality was built in 1965. Its high building of 14 floors is combined with a one-storey round shape building - rotunda.
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Muradiye Mosque was built in the town of Uzunkopru 573 years ago by Sultan II. Murat. It is the largest of the Ottoman cradle covered mosques. On the right front corner of the Muradiye Mosque, there is a single balcony minaret made of cut stone and a roof bar. The fountain, similar to the Otağ tent, is covered with a pyramid-shaped cone, and its upper roof is located in the courtyard of the mosque in the shape of an octagonal prism.
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Uzunköprü stone bridge on the Ergene River is the longest and only stone bridge in the world connecting Anatolia and the Balkans. The bridge was built between 1426 and 1443 by head architect Muslihiddin on the orders of Ottoman Sultan Murad II. The bridge is approximately 1306,20 meters long, 6.80 meters wide and was built at 172 water arches. The bridge, which was made to overcome the natural Ergene River barrier, was built with cut stones obtained from the stone quarries in the near villages on previously made wooden bridges which were destroyed by the river waters.
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Uzunkopru, a Turkish and Balkan city, has a wide gastronomic culture. Uzunkopru meatballs and lamb 'tandır' are among the most important dishes specialties of the region. Dishes such as cheesy meatballs, white stew, apricot lamb, stuffed tomatoes, liver wrap, cabbage dish, crepe, crimp shaped pastry, leek pie, tarhana soup, sweet potato soup are also specialties of the region. Traditional desserts are still made in Uzunkopru. Cheese halva, baklava, desserts with nectar, sugar paste with walnut, rice pudding are some of them. Uzunkopru is also famous with its ice cream. One of the famous ice cream places is Cazgır ice-cream. It is famous with its melon ice cream and is operating in Uzunkopru since 1934. Small restaurants in Yeniköy neighborhood draw attention with their viticulture culture, with appetizers consisting of homemade wine and locally produced vegetables. Yeniköy neighborhood restaurants are famous with the grilled meat dishes, and with lamb ‘tandır’, especially in the spring. Foods that cannot be found elsewhere, such as catfish and frog legs, can also be tasted in Yeniköy.
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The public library is located in Atatürk Square on Atalar street in the center of Uzunkopru. It was built in 1914 as a Turkish Center. It was restored with the materials brought from Marseille in 1928 with the contributions of District Governor Reşit Bey and the local people, and reopened on October 29 at the Celebrations relating to the Republic Day in Turkey. It was used as the Community Center until 1951. With the closure of the Community Centers, all the items in it and 3000 books were transferred to the State Treasury. The building, which was not used until 1968, has been serving as the District Public Library since 2011. The historical two-floor building is built in classical Turkish style.
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Uzunkopru is the point of the road connecting the Turkey with the Balkans and Europe. It is located at 64 km from Edirne, 200 km from Istanbul, 70 km from Greece, 90 km from Bulgarian Kaptain Andreevo border point and only 170 km from Dimitrovgrad. Travel from Istanbul to Uzunkopru; if you want to come by using the airline, you will first need to reach the Istanbul Airport. From here you have a distance of approximately 230 km to the center of Edirne. You can reach Uzunkopru from the center of Edirne by bus, after a 64 km journey. Travel from Istanbul Airport to Uzunkopru takes nearly 3 - 3,5 hours. If you want to travel by bus, many companies from 15 Temmuz Şehitler Bus Terminal in Istanbul organize bus transportation to Edirne. After nearly 2 hours, you will reach Edirne. Various companies have bus line services from Edirne to Uzunkopru. From Ankara the average distance to Uzunkopru is 750 km and from İzmir 570 km to Uzunkopru. For those that want to travel by car from Dimitrovgrad to Uzunkopru; first you have to follow the rout of Dimitar Blagoev Blvd., 3 Mart Blvd. 3rd Mart and 5th Mart and 6 km to follow the Maritza highway. E80 leading to goal 49 minutes (75,7 km) Eskidaın. In order to head to goal Turkey, you have to follow the rout of European highway /O-3/ E 80 which is 15min. (11km) Leave of European highway /O-3/ E 80. In the crossroad near to Havsa, take the road of D100 Edirne- Canakkale road; Uzunkopru is located on this road and you can get there after 60 km from the crossroad. For more information: +90 284 513 11 43 e-mail: kultursosyal@uzunkopru.bel.tr.
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Gazi (War Veteran) Turhan Bey Mausoleum is a mosque and mausoleum built for Gazi Turhan Bey during the II. Murat and Sultan Mehmet the Conqueror period. He is II. Murat's son-in-law and Conqueror Sultan Mehmet's brother-in-law. Gazi Turhan Bey showed great success in the 2nd Kosovo and Varna Wars and played an active role in the placement of Turkmen tribes to the conquered places in the Balkans. Gazi Turhan is also the person whom prevented the aid coming from Europe during the conquest of Istanbul.Although the date of birth and death is not exactly known, it is known that he died in the middle of 1456 and was buried in the Mausoleum built for him in Kırkkavak Village. Due to his important activities, the Kırkkavak village which is 8 km away from Uzunköprü was given to Gazi Turhan Bey as a reward in 1454 and there he built a large complex. Evliya Çelebi – famous traveler visited this village in 1658 and he mentioned in his Travelogue describing a mosque, a bath and caravanserai built there. Today, only the mosque and its Mausoleum are left from this complex. Gazi Mr.Turhan Mosque and Mausoleum have structurally the same characteristics as the contemporary mausoleums and mosques. The mosque of the complex, which is very simple in terms of decoration, was built with rubble stones and bricks, and its mausoleum was built with a cut stone square plan and covered with a lead-covered dome. The mosque, which has a single-balcony minaret, also has a wooden congregation porch. Gazi Mr. Turhan mosque and mausoleum were opened to visitors in 2008. For more information: +90 284 513 11 43 e-mail: kultursosyal@uzunkopru.bel.tr
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Vaptsarov Park is the oldest park in Dimitrovgrad and includes 821 decares of meadows and a 40-year-old oak forest.
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With his vision he is an example for recognition of the value of the architectural heritage of the totalitarian regimes of the twentieth century and its connection with certain periods of the European history. Third March Boulevard, the square and the building located around it ensemble is an aesthetic solution to the style of a given era and an interesting look for connoisseurs of cultural tourism. The boulevard is part of the spatial a structure designed as a complex composition combining a street that is important entrance-exit city artery, and its adjacent square - secondary city center. The Workers' Dormitory and the Cultural Center were built later stage / in 1961 / and are deprived of the decorations in neoclassical style, typical for earlier buildings.
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Uzunköprü State Hospital started its operations in 1955 in the main building. In 1989, a new building began to give health service to Uzunköprü local peope. Uzunköprü hospital belonging to the Ministry of Health is located in the Muradiye Region. It has a capacity of 50 pattients rooms and 175 beds in the hospital. Uzunköprü state hospital has a capacity of 24/7 service to the people of the region with 50 doctors working in the Internal, Surgical, Emergency and Dental clinics. Appointments can be made with the Central Physician Appointment System 182 of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Turkey.
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Uzunköprü District Police Department provides services to ensure the longevity of the people of Uzunköprü safely. Website: https://www.uzunkopru.gov.tr/ilce-em Emniyet-mudurlugu Address: Mescit Mahallesi, Keşan Cd., 22200 Uzunköprü / Edirne Telephone: 0284 513 12 55 Fax: 0284 513 13 60
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