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The Great Mosque (Ulu Camii)

Bursa center, Bursa, Turkey
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Ranked #1 of 58 attractions in Bursa
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Type: Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites
Owner description: Built in the 14th century, this mosque is an excellent example of classical Ottoman architecture. Of special interest are the intricately carved... more » Owner description: Built in the 14th century, this mosque is an excellent example of classical Ottoman architecture. Of special interest are the intricately carved wooden pulpit, and the three-tiered fountain. « less
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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75 reviews 75 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Even if you're tired of seeing mosques you should go inside this one. It's very ottoman and with impressive calligraphy designs on the walls.

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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Bursa is an amazing city, it was a pity it was our last stop and we could not really enjoy it. The city respects its history and is one of the most important ottoman's place to understand the empire and its importance. Ulu Mosque is unique, the fountain right in the middle makes it a surprise. I really like mosques... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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41 attraction reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

This is the must-see attraction in Bursa. Having already visited mosques in Istanbul, I was expecting this to be similar, but I was cetainly wrong. There was a fountain for ablutions in the middle of the mosque, and the light shone on it from the domed roof above. You had to look closely to see that above the fountain there... More

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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60 reviews 60 reviews
23 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

This mosque is just beside shopping area. After our shopping we visited the place for prying and refreshment. Like other Turkish mosques it is having a historical touch.

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istanbul
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

While visiting the Bazaar and centre of Bursa city,you come close to this magnificent Mosque which has still the largest area for praying among all mosques in Turkey.Very nice architecture and ambiance as the flow of water through the fountains inside the mosque gives another exciting athmosphere for the visitors.Due to its very central location it is always crowded.Strongly recommended.

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Nashville, Tennessee, United States
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I visited this mosque on the day before Ramadan began, and the mosque staff was in full mode cleaning the place, including using carpet cleaners and spraying of fragrant mist. The mosque is unique in that the center has a fountain for ablutions. The story I was told that when the Sultan undertook to build the camii, he had to... More

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Istanbul, Turkey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

If you are not a great fan of mosques, this one does not offer much difference from the others. The mosque is at the city center, next to nearly all of the historical places.

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istanbul
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This is highlight all in town. Great mosque with very peaceful atmosphere inside. Caligrafies are impressive and gorgeous. Interesting with a pool in the middle.

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Karachi, Pakistan
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

It was really a good and ancient mosque ! And I was just imaging that how Sultans and their wives and all walk on same floor on which now we r walking ...... A was were tourists so we in need of a guide so it will be more knowledgeable about this mosque as it is ancient .. But every... More

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Istanbul, Turkey
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

One of the grreatest and most historical place that you HAVE to visit in Bursa..!! The feeling of that time is immense...

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