Uzunköprü Bridge

Uzunköprü Bridge

The Uzunköprü Bridge or Long Bridge is a 15th-century Ottoman bridge, which gave its name to the town of Uzunköprü in Edirne Province, Turkey. The bridge was built between 1426 and 1443 AD by head architect Muslihiddin on the orders of Ottoman Sultan Murad II.

Site Information

Country: Turkey

District: Edirne Province

Category: Ancient Water Structures

Site History: 15th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Islamic

Later Cultures: Islamic

Site Features: Islamic Monuments


UNESCO Tentative List

Official Name: The Bridge of Uzunköprü

Date of Submission: 2015

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