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Selimiye Imperial Barracks

Identification

Selimiye Imperial Barracks
Selimiye Kislasi
149068

Structure in General

low-rise building
existing [completed]
masonry
neo-classicism

Usages

office
hospital

Facts

  • Florence Nightingale, the famous nurse, worked in this building during the Crimean War (1854-1855), when it was used as a hospital for Turkish, British, French and Italian soldiers, as well as wounded Russian soldiers who were taken as prisoners.
  • The building has 6 regular floors above ground, with four 10-floor towers on each corner.
  • Architect: Krikor Balian.

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Location

Harem Sahilyolu
Üsküdar
Istanbul
Marmara Region
Turkey

Technical Data

875.98 ft
656.17 ft
1825
1829

Features & Amenities

  • One of the city's famous buildings
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