A landmark structure for the city is the Great Mosque of Mahmud. It was built in 1910 by order of the king, and is considered one of the most beautiful mosques in the country. To decorate its hall in Turkey, masters were ordered to make a huge carpet its weight is more than a thousand pounds. Now this luxurious carpet is one of the largest in Europe. Another interesting feature of this mosque is the minaret, whose height is 164 feet. To climb to its summit, it is necessary to overcome 140 steps.
Fans of walks in picturesque places will be interested to visit the Murfatlar Vineyard. Here is one of the oldest wineries in the region, where tourists spend fascinating excursions. A few years ago, a museum was opened on the territory of this factory. The exposition consists of ancient Greek and Roman amphoras, as well as old presses used hundreds of years ago for wine production.
In the immediate vicinity of the city, is the fortress of Hercules. Despite its name, it has nothing to do with ancient culture. This fortress was built in the late 13th century. Since its inception, it belonged to Genoese merchants, and in the early 15th century was captured by late Sultan Mehmed I. In the 16th century, it came to neglect, and to date it has been preserved only partially. During a tour, tourists can not only admire the ruins of the fortress, but also watch the birds that chose these picturesque places as their home.