Şifaiye Madrasa

Şifaiye Madrasa

Şifaiye Medresesi is a medrese (Islamic School) built in 1217 AD in Sivas, Turkey. It bears typical Seljuk features and was built by the Rûm Seljuk Sultan Kaykaus I. The complex consists of a Darüşşifa (hospital) and the medrese where medicinal studies were also taught. The complex is also alternatively called under the sultan Izeddin Keykavus I's name whose tomb is located within the compound.

Site Information

Country: Turkey

District: Sivas Province

Category: Mosques and Islamic Buildings

Site History: 13th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Islamic

Later Cultures: Islamic

Site Features: Islamic Monuments


UNESCO Tentative List

Part of: Anatolian Seljuks Madrasahs

Date of Submission: 2014

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