Edirne: Capital of the Ottoman empire before Mehmet II conquered Constantinople and moved his court there, Edirne is blessed with imperial building stock, a notable culinary heritage and a lingering and much-cherished sense of civic grandeur. Close to the Greek and Bulgarian borders, the city has a European flavour that is best appreciated in summer, when locals party on the banks of the Tunca and Meric Rivers and cheer on the contestants at the world-famous Kirkpinar oil-wrestling festival.
Trakya University Hospital is the biggest one in the Balkans. It’s in the Balkan Campus which is close to the city. Hospital building has 103.000 m2 indoor area.
44 Associated Professors
40 Assistant Professors
314 Residents and
1171 Health Workers,
318 Administrative Personel.
One meal per day will be facilitated by us in our hospital. Also in the campus there are cafes and restaurants. In Aysekadin there are lots of pubs and restaurants like Leman Kultur, Benzin, Pena etc. Also in the city there are great resturants like Cigerci Aydin (fried liver dish that is the local must-try food of Edirne), Kofteci Osman and others.
Lodging is usually at the Armagan Donertas Hotel (http://sks.trakya.edu.tr/pages/armagan-donertas-engelliler-oteli#.Vq-6KMsmrx4 ) Wifi is available at all times. There is a separate bathroom for each room. 2 exchange students share a room. The hotel is walking distance to medical faculty hospital.
Edirne does not have an airport. So to get to Edirne you should come to Istanbul by plane and take a bus to Edirne. The travel time between Istanbul-Edirne is about 2.5 hours. And for that you can use:
-Metro bus companies.
Edirne Ulaşım (ETUS) buses are used as urban public transportation in Edirne.The Edirne Ulaşım has 8 bus routes in Edirne with 218 Bus stops.
Many believe that famous Turkish architect Mimar Sinan’s greatest achievement was this exquisite mosque, which is Edirne's major landmark.
Unesco added the mosque and its kulliye to its World Heritage list in 2011.
Museum of Health
The extremely beautiful darussifa (hospital) and tip medresesi (medical school) in the Sultan Beyazit II mosque complex now house this museum tracing the history of Islamic medicine. Overseen by Trakya Universitesi, the museum highlights innovative treatments developed and utilised in the hospital and medical school here from 1488 to 1909.