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Prince Sabahattin and Halil Rıfat Pasha Tomb

Prince Sabahattin and Halil Rıfat Pasha Tomb

The Tomb of Prince Sabahattin and Halil Rıfat Pasha, which is adjacent, is located at the intersection of two streets in the Eyüpsultan district of Istanbul.

Prince Sabahattin, born in 1879, is the son of Seniha Sultan, who is the daughter of the Ottoman Sultan Abdülmecit. He went to France and took part in the Young Turks group established against Abdülhamit II. He chaired the 1st Young Turk meeting held in 1902 and was involved in various events. He passed away in Switzerland in 1948. His tomb was brought to Istanbul a few years later and he was buried in the tomb of his father Mahmud Celaleddin Pasha. This tomb is now known as the Prince Sabahattin Tomb.

Halil Rıfat Pasha is the father of Mahmud Celaleddin Pasha. The tombs are connected to each other. The sarcophagi, or the symbolic tombs, belonging to Prince Sabahattin and Halil Rıfat Pasha can be visited.

The Tomb of Prince Sabahattin and Halil Rıfat Pasha, consisting of two square-shaped sections covered with a dome, draws attention with its arched windows. The mausoleums with marble facades generally point to the empire architectural style. The tombs, which are located close to important monuments such as the Eyüp Sultan Mosque and the Suleiman the Magnificent Fountain, can be visited within certain hours every day.

Prince Sabahattin and Halil Rıfat Pasha TombPrince Sabahattin and Halil Rıfat Pasha TombPrince Sabahattin and Halil Rıfat Pasha Tomb

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