Edirne Sarayici of Turkey is the perfect place to witness live yagli gures (Oil wrestling)
Kirkpinar (Forty Springs) is the place where our ancestral sport, oil wrestling's heart beats. Although oil wrestling tournaments are organized in many parts of our country, none of them substitute for the oil wrestling tournament held in Kirkpinar.
Kirkpinar in Edirne
Oil wrestling tournament held in Sarayici, Edirne every year in the last days of June starts with a visit to graves of world famous oil wrestlers. Various activities are organized by the Municipality of Edirne within the framework of the oil wrestling tournament.
The City lives the
most active days in terms of tourism during this period.
For the visitors who will come to Edirne to watch oil wrestling tournament, they are advised to reserve their accommodation in Edirne in advance and buy their tickets earlier in order to enjoy the fantastic oil wrestling matches.