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Dick Osseman | all galleries >> Bursa > Bursa Ulu or Great Mosque
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Bursa Ulu or Great Mosque

Bursa Ulu or Great Mosque

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After some hesitation I decided in 2003 to visit the city - that I already liked a lot - in winter. It was so nice that I returned in March 2004. Bursa looks good in the snow. This is the Ulu or Great Mosque on a winter morning.

It was the first large congregational mosque of the Ottomans (1396) and measures 56 x 68 m over all. The twenty domes rest on twelve piers. It has three entries: a ‘Great Door’ in the North, and two secondary entries in the East and the West. The two minarets stand in the northeast and northwest corners.

Correspondent: J.M.Criel, Antwerpen.
Source: ‘Islamic Architecture: Ottoman Turkey’ (Godfrey Goodwin) – London 1977 .

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iwkan12@ 14-Apr-2009 10:18
abi bu adam hepmi bursada yaa anlamadým ben bu fotoðraflara 3 sene önce bakmýþtým ama bursanýn son halini de yayýnlamýþ :S:S:S
gul 12-Dec-2007 22:06
dilayyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy nbrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr
gul 25-Jul-2007 09:51
Mrb site cok hos olmus resimlerde cok güzel burda siteye yapan kisiye tsk ediyorum.

Bursada kalan benim icin cok özel bir insana burdan onu cok sevdigimi söylemek isdiyorum, herseyden ve herkezden vasgecerim ama ondan asla !!!!

SENI COK AMA COK SEVIYORUM -------------------- ( F + M )
Guest 08-Mar-2006 21:52
i've never seen Bursa in winter but this picture is so fascinating I could go right now.
troll a. frogg 02-Oct-2004 00:33
thank you, it's been so long ago, but i love Bursa too.