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Mevlana :: Sinan Pasha Mausoleum

This classical style tomb lies on the southern flank of the courtyard. According to its inscription; it was built in 1574. It contains the cataphalques of Sinan Pasha (died: 1573), governor of Karaman and a leading Ottoman notable.

North of this, on the same courtyard is the tomb of Fatma Hatun, the daughter of Murad Pasha who died in 1585. The tomb contains a marble sarcophagus. This mausoleum was employed as the convent library at one time, and now contains the library collections of M. Ferid Ugur and Sitki Dede.


Above text and pictures are from the book titled "Mevlana and the Mevlana Museum".

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