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Şemsi Ahmet Pasha Tomb

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  • Construction year: 1580
  • The city it is located in: İstanbul
  • The borough it is located in: Üsküdar
  • The neighbourhood it is located in: Central Üsküdar
  • Address: Üsküdar-Harem Seaside Road (Sahilyolu), Üsküdar
  • How to reach the place: The Complex and the Tomb are at the south edge of Üsküdar Square, by the seaside. Take a ferry to cross the Bosphorus from the European side, to reach the building easily and not to miss its sea-side view.
  • Monument type: Tomb
  • The function today: Tomb
  • The ownership: Ministry of Culture and Tourism
  • The bibliography that link the building to Sinan: TE, TB, TM
  • Information about the monument: The tomb was built as part of the Şemsi Ahmet Pasha Complex, in an unusual way adjacent to the mosque. It can be viewed from the interior space of the mosque through a fairly large opening. At this time, due to a fire danger that happened in 2006, all the other buildings of the Complex are open to visitors, except the Tomb.
  • The other monuments of Sinan similar to this building: Mihrimah Sultan Mosque (Üsküdar), Mihrimah Sultan Madrasa (Üsküdar), Mihrimah Sultan Boys' School, Şemsi Ahmet Pasha Mosque, Şemsi Ahmet Pasha Madrasa, Atik Valide Sultan Bath House (Üsküdar),
  • The other monuments similar to this building: Yeni Valide Mosque, Rum Mehmet Pasha Mosque, Leander's Tower (Kız Kulesi)
  • Last Update: 1.08.2016
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