Mausoleum of Sultan Ahmed I

Mausoleum of Sultan Ahmed I (HM1LSZ)

Location: , İstanbul 34122 Fatih
Country: Turkey
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N 41° 0.421', E 28° 58.642'

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Sultan I. Ahmet Türbrsi

English: Mausoleum of Sultan Ahmed I (1603-1617) is located at the northeast part of Sultanahmet Kulliye. There is a darülkurra (a part of a madrasah) behind this mausoleum surrounded with wall and a building on the corner, in front of porticos, which was a former public fountain converted into a muvakkithane (the place in which the Muslims used to get information about prayer times) in 19th century and is used as Mausoleums Museum Directorate now.

After the death of Sultan Ahmed I in 1917 (sic), the construction of the mausoleum was started in 1617-1618, during the period of Sultan Mustafa I (1617-1618/1622-1623), and completed in 1619, during the period of
Sultan Osman II (1618-1622).

Sultan Ahmed I, his sons Sultan Osman ll, Sultan Murad IV; Kösem Sultan (also known as Mahpeyker Sultan), daughters and sons of Ahmed I, Osman ll, Murad IV and Sultan lbrahim Sultan were buried in this mausoleum. The mausoleum was arranged as a museum and opened to visit by Istanbul Mausoleums Directorate.


Turkish: Sultan I.Ahmed'in (1603-1617) Türbesi, Sultanahmet KülIiyesi'nin kuzeydoğu köşesinde bulunmaktadır. Duvar ile çevrili olan türbenin arkasında bir darülkurra, revakların önündeki köşede daha önce sebil olan ve XIX. yüzyılda muvakkithaneye dönüştürülen, günümüzde Türbeler Müzesi Müdürlüğü olarak kullanılan bir yapı bulunmaktadır. Sultan I. Ahmed'in 1617'de ölümünden sonra Sultan I.Mustafa (1617-1618/1622-1623) döneminde 1617-1618 yıllarında türbenin yapımına başlanmış, Sultan Il. Osman (1618-1622) döneminde 1619'da tamamlanmıştır.br


Türbede Sultan I. Ahmet, oğulları Sultan Il. Osman, Sultan IV. Murad, Kösem Valide Sultan (Mahpeyker Sultan), I. Ahmed'in, II. Osman'ın, IV. Murad'ın ve Sultan İbrahim'in kızları ile oğulları gömülüdür.

Türbe İstanbul Türbeler Müdürlüğü'nün yönetiminde olup, müze olarak düzenlenmiş ve ziyarete açılmıştır.
Arabic: To read the Arabic text, click on the Arabic image to enlarge it.
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HM NumberHM1LSZ
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Placed ByIstanbul Büyükşehir Belediyesi (Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality)
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Date Added Tuesday, July 14th, 2015 at 10:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)26T E 333713 N 4541419
Decimal Degrees41.00701667, 28.97736667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 0.421', E 28° 58.642'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 0' 25.26" N, 28° 58' 38.52" E
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Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4 Kabasakal Cd., İstanbul 34122, TR
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