Beyazıt Paşa Cami


This early Ottoman mosque (1419) follows a twin-domed plan that was a forebear in style to the famous Yeşil Cami in Bursa. Colourful painted stalactite vaulting graces the main doorway and the arches of the portico have striped decorations. Inside it's more plain.

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1. Büyük Ağa Medresesi

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The impressive Büyük Ağa Medresesi (1488) has an octagonal layout, rarely seen in Ottoman medrese (seminary) architecture. It was built by Sultan Beyazıt…

2. Mehmet Paşa Cami

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The pretty Mehmet Paşa Cami was built in 1486 by Lala Mehmet Paşa, tutor to Şehzade Ahmet, the son of Sultan Beyazıt II. It's rather simple inside but…

3. Sabuncuoğlu History of Medicine Museum

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Built as a psychiatric hospital in 1309 by Ilduş Hatun, wife of the İlkhanid Sultan Olcaytu, the Darüşşifa (Bimarhane) may have been the first place to…

4. Belediye Building

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Amasya's old belediye (town council) building was built in the late Ottoman era and has a lovely stone facade.

6. Gümüşlü Cami


The Gümüşlü Cami (1326) is the earliest Ottoman mosque in Amasya, but has been rebuilt several times: in 1491 after an earthquake, in 1612 after a fire,…

7. Tombs of the Pontic Kings

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Looming above the northern bank of the river is a sheer rock face with the conspicuous rock-cut Tombs of the Pontic Kings. The tombs, chiselled deep into…