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Dar Al Shifaa (Arabic: دار الشفاء), literally "house of health" or "house of cure", is the term used in the historical context of Islamic architecture to designate a building constructed for medical purposes, equivalent of a hospital or a clinic of our day.
Alternative spellings for "Dar al-shifa" include "Dâr al-shifâ" or, in Turkish, "Darüşşifa".
Some of the famous Dar Al Shifaa are indicated below;
- Gevher Nesibe Darüşşifa and Medrese (medical school) in Kayseri, Turkey
- Divriği Great Mosque's adjoining Turan Melek Sultan Darüşşifa in Divriği, Turkey
- Şifaiye Medrese (medical school) and Darüşşifa in Sivas, Turkey
- Bayezid II Külliye complex of buildings' Darüşşifa in Edirne, Turkey, a museum dedicated to medicine today