The Amasya Sultan Beyazid II Complex is a masterpiece of Ottoman civil architecture, located on the south coast of Yesilırmak in Amasya. It was built by the renowned architect Semseddin Ahmet between 1482 and 1486 for the Ottoman Sultan Bayezid II. This magnificent structure consists of a mosque, a workhouse, a water tank with a fountain, a madrasah, and the Shahzadah (Sultan’s son) Osman Mausoleum.


According to the Amasya history author, Hüseyin Hüsameddin, and other researchers, Sultan Beyazıt II commissioned his son Mehmet to build this fascinating structure as a gift to Amasya, where he had spent many years. The complex was then established.

Unfortunately, the building was damaged in an earthquake in 1651, but it was later renovated in 1669 by Ibrahim Agha and Ahmed Pashazade Hacı Ali Agha. Despite sustaining damage over time, the Sultan Bayezid II Complex has been repaired and preserved, and can still be admired today.

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The magnificent Sultan Bayezid II Complex was constructed using cut stone, with its narthex adorned with five domes made of green marble. The narthex windows were beautifully decorated with blue-white tile panels. The complex features a minaret with two balconies and a T-shaped design. The domes and arches were ornately decorated with calligraphy, and the mihrab, made of red and white marble, includes a section of the Quran called Ayet-el Kürsi.

The Sadirvan, a twelve-sided water tank with a fountain, is covered with a pyramid-shaped roof. The stunning courtyard is enclosed by a wall with six doors and is adorned with monuments and old trees dating back 500 years. Within the courtyard lies a mosque, madrasah, hospice, cellar, and mausoleum. The U-shaped madrasah, located to the west of the mosque, was built in 1486 and has been used as a library since 1922.

A visit to Amasya is not complete without experiencing the enchanting beauty and incredible architectural features of the Sultan Bayezid II Complex, as well as its mystical ambiance.


At Tour Maker Turkey, we specialize in creating unforgettable travel experiences for our clients, and we are thrilled to offer tours to the Sultan Bayezid II Complex in Amasya. Our knowledgeable and experienced guides will take you on a journey through history, architecture, and culture, giving you an in-depth look at this magnificent complex.

We offer a range of tours that can be tailored to your preferences and needs. Our half-day tour will take you through the highlights of the complex, including the mosque, madrasah, hospice, and mausoleum. You will learn about the history of the complex and the Ottoman Empire, as well as the unique architectural features that make this structure so special.

For those who want a more immersive experience, our full-day tour is the perfect option. In addition to the Sultan Bayezid II Complex, we will take you to other must-see sites in Amasya, including the Pontic Kings Tombs, the Ottoman houses, and the impressive rock tombs. You will have the opportunity to taste local cuisine, meet local people, and immerse yourself in the unique culture of Amasya.

We also offer private tours for those who want a more personalized experience. Our private tours can be customized to your interests and schedule, ensuring that you get the most out of your visit to Amasya.

Don’t miss the chance to visit this breathtaking complex and experience the rich history and culture of Amasya. Book your tour with Tour Maker Turkey today and let us help you create memories that will last a lifetime.