Things to Know

Kirklareli is located in Turkey on the border with Bulgaria and shares its boundaries with Yildiz Mountains. This region belongs to a so-called continental climate system and it features a plenty of natural forests running throughout the area.

Kirklareli has had a long history, spanning from the Bronze Age to its capture by Ottoman sultan Murat I in the 14th century.

Kirklareli is located in the northwestern province of Canakkale. This region is rich with dense forests and plateaus, which are home to various animals like deer and wild boars. This land also offers prime opportunities for hiking, as well as fishing opportunities on rivers or by lakesides. The Istranca Mountain Range makes a great camping site where nature lovers can appreciate all its glory while picnicking among trees with plenty of recreational activities available. In 2007, Turkey declared Longos Forest to be a national park to protect its natural beauty forever more.

Kirklareli is a city that has many architectural gems from Ottoman times. You can see different architectural features in such landmarks as Cedit Ali Pasha Mosque, Hizirbey Mosque, Kadi Mosque and Sokollu Mehmet Pasha Mosque. There also remains a Turkish bath dating back to 1683 in the city .

Places to Visit in Kirklareli