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Green Mosque (Yesil Camii)

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Address: East of Heykel at the end of Yesil Cad, Bursa, Turkey
Description: Constructed in 1424, the Yesil Mosque or Green Mosque is so named due to...
Constructed in 1424, the Yesil Mosque or Green Mosque is so named due to the turquoise tiles used on its adornments, for which it is most famous.
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this mosque has exceptional tile work and is beautiful.we received an informed tour by a guide at no cost.it is easily visited and close to the tomb and museum and is a short walk... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 10, 2015
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Victoria BC Canada
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68 reviews 68 reviews
24 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

this mosque has exceptional tile work and is beautiful.we received an informed tour by a guide at no cost.it is easily visited and close to the tomb and museum and is a short walk from the central area of town.good tea shops nearby.

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bahrain
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

On our way to the skiing reorts of Bursa we spent an hour touring this area. The ancient masjid is sorrounded by a beautiful gardens. Atmosphere is peaceful. There is a very old turkish bath and a couple of shops in the neighborhood. Good site to visit.

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43 reviews 43 reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

I think, this little mosque is in my top five list in Turkey. Full of spirit. Different hues of turquoise, little rooms, intaglio tiles makes this place different and special.

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Tunis, Tunisia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

This is a Mosque that was built adjacent to the Sultan's Office. The Sultan used to meet with his Ministers in some quarters the visitor can see when he enters the Mosque, on his right . I was accompanied by my wife when I visited Bursa in December 2014. The history of the Mosque was briefly narrated to us by... More 

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Monza, Italy
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48 reviews 48 reviews
24 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

The Green Mosque is nice with its two fountains (one outside the entrance for ablution and one just in the middle of the prayer zone). Just opposite the Mosque there is the Mausoleum of the local sultan. The square is animated with people going up and down for prayer and there are also nice old women trying to convince turists... More 

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Algiers, Alger, Algeria
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Circumambulation inside the mosque gives the feeling of tranquility and confidence.Nice view from the top of the city.

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shah alam
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35 reviews 35 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Should take the opportunity to visit the Green Mosque. Pretty unique. Great architecture and nice surrounding. great time to visit during prayer time, there a lot of people.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

The green mosque mainly refers to the inside. The nearby tomb is much greener. However, the inside of the mosque is more versatile. Every wall deserves special attention. And the atmosphere of course is totally different from the tomb as well.

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Budapest
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

For me, the top attraction in Bursa is the Yesil Türbe, the mausoleum of the fifth Ottoman Sultan, Mehmed I (see: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ye%C5%9Fil_T%C3%BCrbe). The incredible green (blue?) tiled tomb, the tranquil environment is a must to see, if you visit Bursa.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

I like the architecture, the interior, the surrounding, the hospitality. We can also find some good crafts stores nearby

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