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Twin Minaret Madrasa

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One of the oldest schools in Erzurum

Very old and beautiful with a tragic story to it. You can see how they first started teaching and... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Faiza G
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within historical area with many other things to see. it was fenced up for renovation when i was... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

Very old and beautiful with a tragic story to it. You can see how they first started teaching and how the classes were structured to insure the student's full attention was focused on the teacher. Great pictures guaranteed.

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Reviewed 6 August 2018

within historical area with many other things to see. it was fenced up for renovation when i was there

Thank platinumSingapore
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

It was a small building but nice for sure, narrow stairs and beautiful corridors to take good photos

Thank M q
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Nice old place to visit in Erzurum. It is an old historic monument and definitely worth a visit. Good for families with children

Thank Christoph F
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

I've been to many places in Turkey but have never seen an open air school like this one...it's unique and beautiful! The towers were used to watch over the city and anticipate attacks. The open air portion housed a reflection pool that was used for...More

Thank Dwayne P
Reviewed 10 January 2018

Not to be missed attraction in Erzurum, not just for the majorly impressive twin minarets but also the beautiful interior with its very unusual wooden lattice inside the cupola and the thought provoking carvings on the facade. Add to that the way in which the...More

Thank Queenscout
Reviewed 20 October 2017

There are two Seljuk medresas in Erzurum - one closed and this one, which is open plan. The entrance and twin minarets are stunning, and the inside enables you to explore the cells in which the students lived. Don't miss the 3 Tombs immediately behind...More

Thank Perrygrinate
Reviewed 15 June 2017

That is historical place. I liked but when we arrived to this place there was a restoration so we didn't see inside of Madrasa.

Thank servan_kara
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

It was totally open, we even went upstairs which has a great view of the yard and the building. It was built in 13 century and lately renovated. Very clean and all the rooms have proper light.

Thank M q
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

Has been closed for several years but still worth visiting for the views from outside and the area. The citadel opposite and the Kumbets behind are all worth visiting.

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