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  • This palace, located in the remote hills of eastern Turkey, has been steadily built by one family for generations.

  • Spanning over a century, Ishika Pasha Palace is the last remaining monument of the Ottoman Empire in Turkey.

  • Construction began in 16 85 by Colak Abdi Pasha and was continued by his son and then his grandson.

  • It combines a variety of architectural styles, including Armenian, Georgian and Ottoman elements.

  • The palace also includes Middle Eastern inspired features such as arches and domes.

  • The Ishika Pasha Palace is such a cultural icon that it was featured on the Turkish 100 lira banknote between 2005 and 2009.

  • The palace was abandoned with the fall of the Ottoman Empire.

  • But today the site is a protected historical landmark.

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This palace, located in the remote hills of eastern Turkey, has been steadily built by one family for generations.

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Turkey’s Last Remaining Monument of the Ottoman Empire

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/10/23
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