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The Great Mosque (Ulu Camii)

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Address: Bursa center, Bursa, Turkey
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Built in the 14th century, this mosque is an excellent example of classical...

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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A super atmosphere with great historical value. This mosque is in the old historical centre. It is surrounded with a lot of small shops which are located in the old and historical... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A super atmosphere with great historical value. This mosque is in the old historical centre. It is surrounded with a lot of small shops which are located in the old and historical (but restored ) buildings.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'm sometimes find churches and mosques a bit sterile, but this Cami had a really nice and warm welcoming atmosphere. The building is very impressive and the water fountain is beautiful. The walk from Kent meydani to the mosque adds to the trip, so many back street markets! Would definitely recommend it.

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Bursa, Turkey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017

Ulucami is the last mosque built in the form of a "grand mosque" in Turkish Seljuk architecture. There are 20 domes (4*5) and 2 minarets. There is a fountain (şadırvan) under the middle dome which is unique for the mosques. You will be amazed by the caligraphy on the walls and columns, it is actually considered as the biggest calligraphy... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

This is a large and interesting mosque which is well worth visiting. It predates the Turks capturing Constantinople and is quite different to those I'd seen in Istanbul. We felt welcome and able to look around. It is well worth a visit but do see the Green Mosque afterwards as that is the highlight of Bursa. Count the domes -... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 23, 2016

Ottoman Masterpiece ; real must-see place with a great bazaaar around the area. perfect picturing place

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 21, 2016 via mobile

I decided to take a day trip from Istanbul across the Sea of Marmara. The Great Mosque was befitting a trek over land and sea. The mosque had many displays of antiquities and relics; however, it had some hints of modern and technical newness. I only wish I had a tour guide to teach me of the significance and meaning... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2016 via mobile

Ulu Camii is best understood by Fajr Prayers. You should arrive early and attend to the prayer in the small section allocated for prayers behind the mihrab. You should definitely read a guide before visiting. If you cannot find a proper one, i suggest Bursa Ulu Cami Rehberi prepared by Mustafa Guleryuz. There are many important things to see in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2016 via mobile

Entering the Mosque was the greatest moment i ever had. Beautiful architecture and cozy environment. Being there almost zohor prayer time. Some of the people are there for talk by the imam while waiting for the prayer time.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2016

One of the must visit places in Bursa, Turkey. This mosque is very unique and it feels amazing to pray in here.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016

This is the most famous mosque in Bursa. They said the oldest one too. These Mosque has a magnificent and beautiful structure, quiet atmosphere inside and outside building. You can enjoy take photo inside and outside.

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