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Ishak Pasha Palace is located near Dogubayazit (6 km from the city centre), a city and district of Ağrı Province of Turkey, which is Turkey's most eastern district, bordering Iran (35 km to the border).It lies also 15 km southwest of Mount Ararat.

The Ishak Pasha palace is from Ottoman period whose construction was started in 1685 by Colak Abdi Pasha and continued by his son İshak Pasha and completed by his grandson Mehmet Pasha. According to the inscription on its door, the Harem Section of the palace was completed by his grandson Ishak (Isaac) Pasha in 1784.The Ishak Pasha Palace is a rare example of the historical Turkish palaces.

The photo was taken just before the rain. I'll post some more photos from this unique place

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  • Copyright: Emilia Malys (taypejka) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 111 W: 0 N: 231] (1689)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2015-06-17
  • Categories: Architecture
  • Exposure: f/7.1, 1/200 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2015-10-22 3:36
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