Tomb is a part of " zaviye . Zaviye, is a social and
religious places in Turkish culture. It is not only a religious building but also it is a place of baths
(hammam), cooking and serving meals, laundry facilities to the visitors and poor people
and also it is a place for education especially religious
In this building complex, there is tomb where Seyyid Mükremiddin (the
chief commander of the Turkish Gazi Umur bey) has been buried. It
is believed that, he died in 1340 - 1350 period. The building has
been built between in 1512-1520 period.
The building complex is consists of tomb, cooking facility (aşhane) , hammam and mevlevihane (where Mevlevis pray to God). There is also a cemetery in the garden.
For brief description and more photographs
Emir Sultan Türbesi ( In Turkish)
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