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Mausoleum of Bayezid-i Veli

Details

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

Source

  • Travel Account, 17th century

Garden 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.