Grand Mosque of Bursa

Bursa Grand Mosque (Turkish: Ulu Cami) is a mosque in Bursa, Turkey. Built in the Seljuk style, it was ordered by the Ottoman Sultan Bayezid I and built between 1396 and 1399 CE. The mosque has 20 domes and 2 minarets.


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circa 1399 CE

The facade of the mosque as seen from

circa 1399 CE

Interior main prayer hall, minbar can be seen on the left against the qible wall.

circa 1399 CE

The inner fountain (şadırvan) inside the mosque where worshipers can perform ritual ablutions before prayer; the dome over the şadırvan is capped by a skylight which creates a soft light below, playing an important role in the illumination of the large building.

circa 1399 CE

The out fountian for ablutions and such, situated in the courtyard.

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