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Bursa Ulu Mosque front

Bursa Ulu Mosque front

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Too early for the crowds that would later gather on this Sunday morning.

The Bursa Ulu Cami 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 northern facade and its main entry, and the northeast minaret.

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

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