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Mausoleum of Bayezid-i Veli

 
Catalogue
Ottoman Gardens
City
Istanbul
Country
Turkey
Dates
ca. 1512
Authors
Nurhan Atasoy;
Seyit Ali Kahraman

Description

Evliya Çelebi describes this tomb: Sultan Bayezid-i Veli [Bayezid II] was the son Sultan Mehmed the Conqueror who died in 918 [1512] at the town of Havsa in Edirne[. H]e is buried in Istanbul in front of the mihrab wall of his mosque within a paradise garden. The tomb (türbe) is in a garden on the grounds of the Bayezid Mosque, constructed between 1501 and 1506.

 

Source

  • Travel Account, 17th century
Catalogue
Ottoman Gardens
City
Istanbul
Country
Turkey
Dates
ca. 1512
Authors
Nurhan Atasoy;
Seyit Ali Kahraman