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Zincirkıran Mehmet Bey Mausoleum

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The tomb constructed to the north of the Yivli Minaret Mosque was built by Mübarizeddin Mehmet Bey for his son Ali in 1377 according to the inscription over its door on its southwest facade. The epithet Zincirkıran attributed to Mehmet Bey is associated with the event that he regained Antalya from Lusignan Cypriot occupation in 1373. The tomb has an octagonal body on a square subbasement with edge length of 8.30 m was built from cut stone. The top of the tomb, covered with a dome in the interior, consists of a cone in the octagonal form of the body on the exterior. There is a rectangular window in lower position on all facades of the structure except in the southwest facade where there is the entrance and one relief carved decoration on these, all of which are different from each other.  There are three rosettes that have geometrical and floral decorations on a flattened arch over the door bordered with plain profiles. Three cenotaph draw attention, while the floor is covered with tetragonal bricks. In the interior, expressions in which the Prophet of Islam, Mohammed, related events, what are termed Hadith, are written over three of the windows.

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