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Tomb of Sultan Murat, Mazgit

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The Tomb of Sultan Murad (Albanian: Tyrbja e Sulltan Muratit; Turkish: Sultan I. Murad Türbesi, also known as Meşhed-i Hüdâvendigâr) is a mausoleum (türbe) dedicated to the Ottoman Sultan Murad I located in the Prishtina District, Kosovo.
Murad I (nicknamed Hüdavendigâr, meaning the "God-liked one" or the "sovereign" in this context) was killed in the Battle of Kosovo in 1389. The monument was built in the 14th century by Murad I's son Bayezid I, becoming the first example of Ottoman architecture in the Kosovo territory. His internal organs were buried in Kosovo Polje and remain to this day in the tomb at the site. Murad's other remains were taken to Bursa, his Anatolian capital city, and buried there in his second tomb at the Hüdavendigâr complex in Bursa.

The monument was mentioned by Evliya Çelebi in 1660. The tomb has gained a religious significance for the local Muslims.

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  • A nice historical mausoleum of Sultan Murat. Sultan Murat is one of the oldest and most peculiar mausoleums in Kosovo; a mausoleum dedicated to the Ottoman Sultan Murat, who was killed in the Battle....  more »
  • If there was prishtina you must go to the turb of sultan murad .It is very historical places for Turkish citizens and restorated by TİKA.  more »
  • Very nice place. Historical mausoleum of Sultan Murat. The old lady on the site speaks Albanian, Bosnian and Turkish. On the way from Pristina to Mitrovica, just outside of the capital in a place called Mazgit
  • Beautiful mausoleum and friendly staff!!

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