Seyyid Burhaneddin Tomb

Seyyid Burhaneddin Tomb

This tomb is located to the east of the Seyyid Burhaneddin Cemetery in Gültepe neighborhood. Seyyid Burhaneddin died in Kayseri in 1244 and there was no tomb on the grave. He asked for more visit places and consequently to make eye–catching specimens on the graves of the Sheiks. But for himself: “I want my grave to be in the shade of the trees, under the stars. After Sultanu'l–Ulema, I will be ashemed to have a tomb.” In 1894, the governor of the province of Ankara, to which Kayseri is affiliated, came to Kayseri for the purpose of inspecting Abidin Pasha.Governor Abidin Pasha sent letters to the upper authorities, in accordance with Sultan II. Abdulhamid's instructions H.1312 / M.1894, the tomb was built with the foundation budget and the sultan gave a chandelier here as a gift. Ali Emiri Effendi wrote the monunment of the work. Tomb having a three sides dome, with a short round vault, except the entrance.There is a small door–front mosque on the entrance. In the south, there is the only vaulted tomb of Emir Erdoğmuş from the orders of the Revolutionary era of the Emirates dated H.749 / M.1348 adjacent to the building. This structure is in Seljuk style and contains four stone chests inside. Kayseri Mevlevi Sheik Süleyman Turabi (died in H.1251 / M.1835), who is on the wall side of the wall to the left of the tomb entrance and the wall side of the Mevlevi tombstone, has his tombs belonging to his son Ahmed Remzi Effendi, who is the new Mevlevi Sheik.The rooms around the tomb and the landscaping were made later by an association founded with the help of the municipality. The administration of the tomb has been made by the Kayseri Museum since May 1981 and the Seyyid Burhaneddin Service Foundation since 1993. The land around the tomb is used as a cemetery. Historical gravestones were collected and transported to the museum.

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