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Zal Mahmut Paşa Madrasa

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  • Construction year: 1580?
  • The city it is located in: İstanbul
  • The borough it is located in: Eyüp
  • The neighbourhood it is located in: Nişanca
  • Address: Defterdar Quarter, Zalpaşa Caddesi, Eyüp
  • How to reach the place: The Zal Mahmut Pasha Complex is 50 m from Feshane bus stop, on the bus route towards Eyüp. Buses that travel in the direction of Eyüp will take you there.
  • Monument type: Madrasa
  • The function today: Mosque
  • The ownership: Directorate of Pious Foundations
  • The bibliography that link the building to Sinan: TM
  • Information about the monument: The madrasa rooms, which are at the same level as the mosque, are now used as storage spaces. The Janissary Band of the Eyüp Municipality currently occupies the lower storey of the madrasa. Two madrasas, together with a mosque and a tomb, make up the Complex, which is built at two different levels, showing Sinan's skill in handling sloping sites in his designs. The lower level is accessible by the stairs in the courtyard. One madrasa room, which was later converted into a masjid, and the mosque are open to public.
  • The other monuments of Sinan similar to this building: Defterdar Mahmut Çelebi Masjid, Davutağa Masjid (Sarayağası Mosque), Dere (Akarçeşme-Çömlekçiler) Bath House, Pertev Pasha Tomb, Siyavuş Pasha Sons' Tomb, Sokollu Mehmet Paşa Madrasa (Eyüp), Sokollu Mehmet Paşa Darülkurra, Sokollu Mehmet Pasha Tomb, Şah Sultan Mosque, Zal Mahmut Paşa Mosque, Zal Mahmut Paşa Tomb, Arpacıbaşı Masjid, Düğmeci Paşa Masjid (Düğmeciler Mosque), Nişancı Mustafa Paşa Mosque, Süleyman Subaşı Masjid (Münzevi Mosque),
  • The other monuments similar to this building: Eyüp Sultan Mosque, Cemeteries, Anemas Dungeons, Pierre Loti Coffeehouse, Feshane
  • Last Update: 15.12.2015
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