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Ishak Pasa Palace

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Corridor: Diagonal Road
Country: Turkey, Agri
Type: Cultural Landscape
Epoch: Middle Ages
Theme: Islamic Culture
World Heritage:
Middle AgesIslamic CultureCultural Landscape

Ishak Pasa Saray, constructions started in 1685 and were completed in 1784. It is situated on a high and vast platform of strategic importance on an area of 7600 sq.m.
It is a mixture of Anatolian, Iranian and North Mesopotamian architectural tradition.
The traditional model used in the construction of the Royal Palaces in the capital cities like Bursa, Edirne and Istanbul was taken as an example in the desing of Ishak Pasa Palace. The western influence in Ottoman architecture during the post-classical period can be observed is Ishak Pasa Palace.

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