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The Great Mosque (Ulu Camii)

Address: Bursa center, Bursa, Turkey
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Private Tour: Bursa Day Trip from Istanbul
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Ranked #1 of 45 Attractions in Bursa
Type: Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: Built in the 14th century, this mosque is an excellent example of...
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Type: Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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.
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Bekasi, Indonesia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

i like this mosque, unique with wudhu pool inside the mosque. there's a wall full of kaligrafi of Allah< Muhammad, ect

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

love the prayer area inside the mosque, but the ablution for woman is placed outside while man's is inside

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Cairo, Egypt
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41 reviews 41 reviews
27 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

i like this mosque, what a place !! in bursa center near all attractions, near hotels since 1399 عاصمة العثمانين الأولى بعد الاستقلال عن السلاجقة الاتراك

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This is a very unique mosque with the pictures, frames and decorated interior within the mosque. It's open to the public to allow them to appreciate the mosque as a masterpiece. The water fountain in the centre is also pleasant. Definitely needs to be visited.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

The fountain in the middle of the mosque is something quite unusual in this mosque. It has an amazing interior crafted with various khat writings. Impressed!

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Cairo, Egypt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We visited the mosque after visiting the market next to the mosque. It is a very unusual mosque that we liked very much

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Gives a great view of an active Mosque. Ornate and well kept as expected. Right in heart of downtown Bursa.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

There is a big pool in the mosque. Do know why? The mosque was built 14. century. Before the mosque there was a large house there. House's owner was a woman. Sultan wanted her house and said that a big mosque will be built there. She answered "if you let the fountain stay there I can sell to you my... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

A must-see place in Bursa, if you are interested in cultural background. It's just in the center, a smal walk from the Koza Han

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

One of my favourite mosques whilst visiting Bursa and Istanbul. The centre fountain was just stunning! The architecture and layout is so different from the large mosques in Istanbul (sultan ahmet etc) it was nice to have a contrast.

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