Ishak Pasha Palace
The Ishak Pasha palace is an Ottoman-period palace whose construction was started in 1685 by Colak Abdi Pasha, the bey of Beyazit province, continued by his son İshak Pasha and completed by his grandson Mehmet Pasha. According to the inscription on its door, the Harem Section of the palace was completed by his grandson Ishak (Isaac) Pasha in 1784.
The Ishak Pasha Palace is a rare example of the historical Turkish palaces.
Sections of the palace
The complex consists of following sections:
- Exterior façades
- First and second courts
- The men's quarter (selamlık)
- The mosque
- The soup kitchen (Darüzziyafe)
- Harem Section
- Hall for ceremonies and entertaintment
- Arch gates
- Panteries and ammunition room
- The mausoleum
- The bakery
- central heating system
Ishak Pasha Palace area 4.JPG
view in 2010 with a mosque in the foreground
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