1 Selimiye Camii
The masterpiece of architect Mimar Sinan, considered to be the finest mosque in Turkey.
2 Kırkpınar festival
Wrestlers slicked down head-to-toe in olive oil battle it out every July in a 650-year-old tournament at Edirne.
Get steamy at Termal’s near-scalding hot springs, where people have taken the waters since Roman times.
Sleepy lakeside town nestled in an olive-mantled valley, famous for its sixteenth-century tile craft, now revived.
5 Bursa’s Koza Hanı
Centrepiece of Bursa’s covered bazaar, occupied by silk-breeders at the early summer auction.
6 Muradiye Külliyesi and the Royal Tombs
Shaded by centuries-old trees, this tranquil complex houses an impressive mosque and the finely decorated tombs of various Ottoman royal family members.
A finely preserved Ottoman village, its cobbled streets full of classic Ottoman houses.