The stangely fascinating complex of Ishak Pasha was constructed during the 17th century influenced by the Persian, Armenian, Georgian, Seljuk and Ottoman architectural forms. Restoration of the palace was undertaken in 1956. The palace layout Is typically Ottoman Turkish, comprising inner and outer courts, servant and guard stations and quarters, a mosque, kitchens, a hamam or Turkish both, a harem, and reception and court rooms. The mosque Is famous for the magnificent decoration of Its dome and the tomb for its splendid workmanship. Much of the original decorative work has been preserved in the complex, The acoustics in the mosque are incredible. A fine view of the surroundings may be had from the balcony of the minaret and also from the top of the palace wails.