Büyük Ağa Medresesi
The venerable 1495 Kumacık Hamamı is still in operation.
Beyazıt Paşa Camii
This early Ottoman mosque (1419) follows a twin-domed plan that was a forebear in style to the famous Yeşil Cami in Bursa. It's closed...
Mehmet Paşa Camii
The pretty Mehmet Paşa Camii was built in 1486 by Lala Mehmet Paşa, tutor to Şehzade Ahmet, the son of Sultan Beyazıt II. Don't miss the...
Subaşı Çay Bahçesi
On the riverbank, opposite the Grand Pasha Hotel, is a popular tea garden. Several pleasant tea gardens also line the Yeşilırmak around...
Amasya Şehir Derneği
Beloved by a suited-and-booted clientele, this popular restaurant has three tiers to choose from and a menu of typical Turkish...
Lonely Planet review
The impressive Büyük Ağa Medresesi (1488) has an octagonal layout, rarely seen in Ottoman medrese architecture. It was built by Sultan Beyazıt II's chief white eunuch Hüseyin Ağa, also known as Grandagha. It still serves as a seminary for boys who are training to be hafız (theologians who have memorised the entire Koran) and is not open to the public.