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Ulu Cami, Bursa

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View one of the most extensive collections of Islamic calligraphy in the world at Ulu Cami, the largest mosque in the area and a landmark of early Ottoman architecture. Built in the Seljuk style by renowned architect Ali Neccar between 1396 and 1399, the large rectangular building has two minarets and 20 domes in four rows of five, supported by 12 columns. Visit the fountain inside the mosque, where worshippers perform a ritual cleansing of the hands before prayer. The dome over the fountain features a skylight that illuminates the fountain and its surroundings. Admire the 192 monumental inscriptions on the walls, columns, and plates, written by famous Ottoman calligraphers. Be sure to remain considerate to those praying, given that services regularly occur, even though the mosque is open to the public. Note also that women should cover their heads with a scarf when entering any mosque. Take a look at our Bursa trip itinerary tool to schedule your visit to Ulu Cami and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • This place, one of the most beautiful mosques in the Buren, needs to see everyone who goes to the scholarship. The staff were very friendly and helpful.
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  • Every bursa trip we go to the most frequent family of our journey of spirituality is a sanctuary that everyone should see Ulucami a temple for me before the first mind Uludagdan Uluamıdir
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