Works From the Overseas

The Tomb of Gazi Ali Pasha in Romania

    Built in the 17th century and located within the Romanian borders today, the Gazi Ali Pasha Tomb is one of the most important Turkish artifacts in the region. The hexagonal dome was covered with asphalt and covered with pebbles on top. This style can only be observed in Romania.



    The Tomb of Sultan Murad in Kosovo

      The tomb, which is the oldest Ottoman architectural monument in Kosovo, was built in the 14th century. It is the first symbol of the Turks and Islam in Kosovo. Sultan Murad Hüdavendigar, who was martyred in the Kosovo War, was taken to Bursa and buried there, but Yıldırım Bayezid still built a tomb in Kosovo on behalf of his father.


      The Tomb of Gül Baba in Budapest

        It is the tomb of the Bektashi dervish, Cafer, also known as Gul Dede, who died during the siege of the Budin Castle. Built in Budapest in the 16th century, the tomb is one of the important Turkish artifacts in the Balkans.





        Al-Masjid Al-Aqsa

          The first qibla of Islam located in Jerusalem, Al-Masjid Al-Aqsa was built in the 6th century. After the conquest of Jerusalem by Yavuz Sultan Selim in 1517, it was renovated by the Ottomans. As a result, it took its current image. At the beginning of the 20th century, it was again renovated by the architect Kemaleddin Bey.




          Sultan Süleyman Jerusalem Walls Damascus Gate

            The Damascus Gate and the Sultan Süleyman Walls, one of the seven gates in the 4-kilometer-long walls surrounding Jerusalem, was built by Sultan Süleyman the Magnificent in 1542. Thus, the gate is known with his name.















            The Hamidiye Clock Tower

              The Hamidiye Clock Tower, built by Sultan Abdülhamid the 2nd in 1901 to celebrate the 25th anniversary of his ascension to the throne, is considered as the symbol of the city of Tripoli and one of the most important Ottoman monuments in Lebanon. The architectural work is located in the middle of the city of Tripoli and is one of the important works that have survived in Lebanon. The walls of the Hamidiye Clock Tower were made of sandstones and the corners, the tops of windows and doors were made of white stones. It is 26 meters high and has 6 floors. The upper floors can be reached by the iron and wooden stairs inside the building. The top floor was designed in the form of a pyramid. Each of the four windows here is equipped with loudspeakers to enable the clock to be heard from the fathest parts of Tripoli.



              The Damascus Station

                The Damascus Station was built in 1911 as a stop of the historic Hejaz Railway. It is still in full glory.








                The Mehmet Ali Pasha Mosque

                  The construction of the mosque started in 1830 during the reign of Mehmed Ali Pasha and was completed in 1848 during the reign of Egypt Governor Abbas Hilmi Pasha. The architect is the Bosnian Yusuf. Like all the works that Mehmed Ali Pasha made in Cairo, the ones in Istanbul reflect Baroque and Rococo styles in the 18th century.



                  The Ecyad Castle

                    The Ecyad Castel in Mecca was built to help to defend Kaaba, end the of 16 century and was used as a Turkish garrison until the 1st World War. After the destruction of Kaaba, there was no work of art left from the Turkish Sovereignty except for the penthouses around Kaaba which were built by Abdulaziz and Abdulhamit.





                    The Mostar Bridge

                      The Bridge was built between 1566 and 1567. It is said that it was built by Master Sinan. Known as the largest single arch bridge in the world, it has become a symbol of Mostar. Unfortunately, the bridge was destroyed during the war in 1993. Construction was rebuild in 2003 and it’s open again.





                      The Dome of the Rock

                        Kubbet-üs Sahra which was built in 961 during time of Caliph Abdülmelik is one of the most important work of art of Islamic art history. The bottom half is covered in marble, while the upper regions are decorated in blue and yellow tiles.



                        The Atatürk’s House

                          Located in Thessaloniki, the house where the founder of the Republic of Turkey, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk was born and his family lived for many years, was built in 1870. It is in the garden of Consulate General of Turkey in Thessaloniki.