Tunca Bridge


Tunca Brige (Turkish: Tunca Köprüsü, aka Ekmekçizade Ahmet Paşa Köprüsü) is a historic bridge in Turkey.

The bridge is in Edirne Province at 41°40′05″N 26°33′15″E. It is on the road connecting Edirne to Karaağaç and spans over the Tunca River just to the north of the intersection point of Tunca and Meriç Rivers. It was commissioned by Ekmekçizade Ahmet Pasha who was a defterdar of the Ottoman Empire between 1606-1613. Its architect was probably Sedefkar Mehmet Aga who was also the architect of Sultan Ahmed Mosque in İstanbul . Its construction period was between 1608-1615. It is an arch bridge with 11 abutments and 10 arches. There is also a small tower in the mid point. The length of the bridge is 136.30 metres (447.2 ft) and the width is 6.90 metres (22.6 ft). Although a part of the bridge including the small tower had been damaged during the frequent floods, in 2008 it was restored.

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tunca_Bridge




Lat: 41.667861938 - Lng: 26.554204941