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Bursa Ulu Mosque side

Bursa Ulu Mosque side

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On a cold Sunday morning there was no traffic along the Ulu mosque, at last.

It was the first large congregational mosque of the Ottomans (1396) and measures 56 x 68 m over all. 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.

On the picture: The western wall and its entry, and a glimpse of the northwest minaret.

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

Nikon D70
1/50s f/8.0 at 18.0mm full exif

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