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Address: Erzurum, Turkey

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A Piece of Art in the Centre of Erzurum: Double Minaret Madrasah

The Cifte Minareli Medrese is located on the cultural route of Erzurum. In the same route, you can see many historical buildings and constructions. In terms of function, a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 January 2017
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Ankara, Turkey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

The Cifte Minareli Medrese is located on the cultural route of Erzurum. In the same route, you can see many historical buildings and constructions. In terms of function, a medrese is a type od state academy in both Seljukian and Ottoman Era. The Cifte Minareli Medrese was built in late 13th century. It has 19 rooms at the ground floor... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016

The daughter of Sultan Keykubad II, Hudavend Hatun, founded the Cifte Medrese in 1253 and it has, surprisingly, survived the ravages of time, virtually intact. It was one of the largest seminars in Anatolia and housed several hundred students. The impressive and imposing minarets of the school of theology are built of fine brick and in the Iconic style. The... More 

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