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The Cultural Kaleidoscope The Cultural Kaleidoscope Second meeting: Spain / Segovia Theme 1 : Art in Architecture.

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1 The Cultural Kaleidoscope The Cultural Kaleidoscope Second meeting: Spain / Segovia Theme 1 : Art in Architecture

2 One Step to the Back......to the walls of the buildings

3 Köprülü Mehmet Pasha Köprülü Mehmet Pasha He was one of the viziers of Ottoman Empire. He had many buildings built in the region.

4 The Stone Madrasah It was built by Fazıl Ahmet Pasha between the years 1661–1662. It was built with Karacaviran stone which was a special stone material in the region. Now, the Stone Madrasah is used as public library in our region.

5 Inside the building, there were rooms for the lecturers. They are used for book storing now.

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7 The Stone Madrasah The Stone Madrasah is under the protection of government now. It belongs to the state and public.

8 It was used as a big bazaar which had a lot of stores for shopping. The Bedesten

9 inside the Bedesten

10 outside the Bedesten

11 Taşkale Mosque (Stone Castle) This building was built with demand of Sultan Ayşe who was Köprülü Mehmet Pasha’s wife in It’s still used as a historical mosque for Muslims in the region.

12 Inside the mosque, there is a huge historical ceiling lamp.

13 Taşhan

14 “Taşhan” which means “stone house” is and old type hotel from the late years of 1400.

15 It was restored in 2006.

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18 Thank you for your patience March, 2013 – Spain / Segovia


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