Mausoleum of Bayezid-i Veli (MEGT)
Istanbul, Turkey
Evliya Çelebi describes this tomb: Sultan Bayezid-i Veli [Bayezid II] was the son Sultan Mehmed the Conqueror who died in 918 [1512] at the town of Havsa in Edirne[. H]e is buried in Istanbul in front of the mihrab wall of his mosque within a paradise garden. The tomb (türbe) is in a garden on the grounds of the Bayezid Mosque, constructed between 1501 and 1506.


Source: Travel Account, 17th century


-Nurhan Atasoy, Seyit Ali Kahraman


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Evliya Çelebi Seyahatnâmesi: Topkapı Sarayı Bağdat 304 Yazmasının transkripsiyonu (Open in Zotero)


Originally published at: Source: Atasoy, Nurhan, and Seyit Ali Kahraman “Mausoleum of Bayezid-i Veli” Middle East Gardens Traditions. Dumbarton Oaks, December 1, 2014. https://www.doaks.org/resources/middle-east-garden-traditions/catalogue/C98. Archived at: https://perma.cc/5UDZ-R9BM.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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Dates of attested life: 1512-
Date of entry of information: August 2007
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1299-1922
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Mausoleum of Bayezid-i Veli
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