Istanbul in Fatih district, Istanbul Province, Turkey
The Türbe (Tomb) of Sultan Mehmed III
Sultan III. Mehmed Türbesi
The building was constructed by the Architect Ahmed Agha in 1608. The octagonal shape of the tomb is covered by a central dome, with a large main hall in the middle and two lateral spaces the entrance.
There are mural paintings on both sides of the door and this reflects a non-classical style. The interior is decorated with 17th century Iznik Tiles.
Sultan Mehmed III ( 1595-1603), the mother of Sultan Ahmed I, Handan Sultan and his sons and daughters; Ayşe Sultan, the daughter of Sultan Murad III, are among the some of the members of Ottoman dynasty who were buried here.
Mimar Dalgıç Ahmed Ağa tarafından 1608 yılında inşa edilmiştir. Türbe sekiz köşeli ve üzeri merkezi kubbe ile örtülü olup. ortada büyük bir ana mekân ve giriş tarafına bitişik iki kısımdan oluşmaktadır. Giriş kapısının her iki yanında duvar resimleri bulunmaktadır ve türbe bu özelliği ile klasik devir dışı bir üslup sergilemektedir.
Türbenin içi 17. yüzyıl başına ait Iznik çinileri ile süslüdür. Sultan III. Mehmed (1595-1603), Sultan I. Ahmed'in annesi Handan Sultan, Sultan I. Ahmed'in şehzadeleri ve kızları, Sultan III.
Erected by Kültür ve Turizm Bakanlıǧı.
Location. 41° 0.479′ N, 28° 58.788′ E. Marker is in Istanbul, Istanbul Province, in Fatih district. Marker is on Kabasakal Caddesi just from Ayasofya Meudani, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Istanbul, Istanbul Province 34122, Turkey.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Türbe (Tomb) of Sultan Selim II (within shouting distance of this marker); Haseki Hurrem Bathhouse (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Hagia Sophia (about 90 meters away); The Remnants of the Theodosian Hagia Sophia (5th Century) (about 120 meters away); The Fountain of Ahmed III (about 120 meters away); Million (about 120 meters away); The Milion Stone (about 150 meters away); Topkapi Palace (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Istanbul.
More about this marker. The entrance to the tombs is on the east side of the Asasofya.
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 27, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 202 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 27, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.