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Address: Hisar District, Bursa, Turkey
Description: Located in one of the city's lovely gardens are the Mausoleums of Osman...
Located in one of the city's lovely gardens are the Mausoleums of Osman, the founder of the Ottoman Empire, and his son Orhan Gazi.
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Simple, humbling tombs for the man who started an empire that lasted for centuries and expanded across vast reaches. Very humbling indeed. Quite a hike to climb if on foot, and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 8, 2013
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Giza, Egypt
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51 reviews 51 reviews
20 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

Simple, humbling tombs for the man who started an empire that lasted for centuries and expanded across vast reaches. Very humbling indeed. Quite a hike to climb if on foot, and we were, yet it was worse the effort, especially to look down on the city below.

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Taksim, Istanbul, Turkey
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38 reviews 38 reviews
20 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

actually no to be missed if one goes to Bursa as it is those Sultans that made the city to become so important

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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57 reviews 57 reviews
30 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2012

These are on top of a hill and there is a tea shop nearby. It overlooks the whole city, has a nice view. Also there are restaurants on the way. You can take a break here.

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Melbourne, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2012

This (Osman Gazi's) was the grandest of all tombs of sultans I have yet to come across in Turkey so far. Visiting Orhan Gazi's tomb was also a very grand and humbling experience. Osman Gazi was a very grand man as Allah seemed him fit and destined him to lead an empire that would control the world for over 600... More 

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Houston, Texas
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2012

So I guess I must have not heard where we were going before I entered the building because I didn't realize until after we left who was actually in the tombs. Its pretty profound to know the people who founded the Ottoman Empire are still taken care of.

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2011

Previous review explains really well why this place is so important. This is resting place for few very important figures of the Ottoman Empire, expecially Osman Gazi (you can see many streets named after him in all Turkey). You would probably be surprised, why here in Bursa, not in Istanbul, but this town was always in the centre of Turkish... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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585 helpful votes 585 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2010

Tombs of Osman Gazi and his son Orhan Gazi are powerful, but not in terms of architecture or sytle but rather in meaning: these 2 warriors are the founders of a state which turned in almost 200 years into an empire that dominated the world and the place they have chosen for their own tombs is in itself an indicator... More 

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