A little nostalgia about Kirkpinar...
We often hear the phrase "Where are those old Ramadans" from our elders... The same phrase goes for the Kirkpinar Oil Wrestling Tournament after reading stories on the past tournaments of the Kirkpinar Oil Wrestling.
Of the Kirkpinar Oil Wrestling Tournament
The historical site where the Kirkpinar oil wrestling tournament is held is within the grasslands of Samona village. The wrestling field and its boundaries are as follow: The actual place where the oil wrestling matches held is the place called Nazif agha's field. This field is surrounded by Topcuoglu Ali Agha's field, Tikioglu Recep Agha's field, Cilengiroglu's vegetable garden and Kirkpinar Fountain under which a tiny river flows.