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Yakutiye Medresesi, Erzurum

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Yakutiye Medrese is a historical 14th century Madrasa in Erzurum, Turkey. The madrasa was built in 1310 by order of a local governor of the Ilkhanids, Hoca Yakut, and it is named after him.BuildingIt is a rectangular building with an inner courtyard, surrounded by the rooms for the students. It has a monumental portal decorated with stone carvings and one Minaret with geometrical decorations. There is also an adjoining Kümbet. Today the building is used as a museum dedicated to ethnography and Turkish and Islamic art.
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  • Unfortunately this was closed since we visited on a Monday. However, the exterior has meny interesting reliefs, including those of lions and a bird. It also has a strange minaret which appears to `gro...  more »
  • The Medrese (Madrasah) is an state academi in Seljukian and Ottoman Era where scientific and cultural curricula were applied in accordance with Islamic principles. The Medrese of Yakutiye is one of th...  more »
  • Atmospheric building and great ethnographic collection well laid out and labelled. Definitely worth a visit.  more »
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  • Ottoman medresseh (theological school attached to a mosque) In restoration(2016 sumer)
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  • Madrasah gave me the feeling of a small castle. An, Minaret and dome in the workmanship is great. The inner surface of the dome at the door, and remember when the stones bringing geometric structure to create side-by-side is a serious feat. There's a distinctive grey rock that is used in the air. a small ethnographic museum is actually a madrasah. The rooms and the main place artifacts inside. Room was very clear of the door. Restoration needs to be done absolutely fine. Still, I wonder if I may be a little more attentive was.
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  • There are also rooms in the huge Ottoman architecture location on time, you have lived a drink. A place to be seen
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  • Görülmesinde. Cultural element in-filled with jewelry, appliances, room, etc.
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