Complex of Sultan Bayezid II

Complex of Sultan Bayezid II

Complex of Sultan Bayezid II is an Ottoman complex located in Edirne, Turkey. It was built in 1488 AD by the Ottoman sultan Bayezid II. The complex contains a Dar al-Shifa (hospital), and it remained in operation for four centuries from 1488 AD until the Russo-Turkish War 1877 AD. The hospital was especially notable for its treatment methods for mental disorders, which included the use of music, water sound and scents.

Site Information

Country: Turkey

District: Edirne Province

Category: Mosques and Islamic Buildings

Site History: 15th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Islamic

Later Cultures: Islamic

Site Features: Islamic Monuments


UNESCO Tentative List

Official Name: Sultan Bayezid II Complex: A Center of Medical Treatment

Date of Submission: 2016

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