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The tombs of sultans Orhan and Osman

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Founder of the Ottoman dynasty Osman I and his son, Orhan, are buried in two rather modern constructions that nowadays attract huge crowds.

For once from the Ministry of Culture and Tourism: "The present tombs in Bursa of the original founders of the Ottoman state, Osman and Orhan, are structures erected in recent times. They were brought to a state beyond repair by the earthquake that leveled Bursa in 1855; following which time they were constructed in their present form after the complete removal of the original buildings. The original tomb buildings are known to have been, essentially, a centuries-old utilization of one or several very ancient Byzantine structures dating to the period prior to the conquest of Bursa. "

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Bursa Orhan Gazi tomb May 2014 6894.jpg
Bursa Orhan Gazi tomb May 2014 6894.jpg
Bursa Orhan Gazi tomb May 2014 6895.jpg
Bursa Orhan Gazi tomb May 2014 6895.jpg
Bursa Orhan Gazi tomb May 2014 6896.jpg
Bursa Orhan Gazi tomb May 2014 6896.jpg
Bursa Orhan Gazi tomb May 2014 6897.jpg
Bursa Orhan Gazi tomb May 2014 6897.jpg
Bursa Osman Gazi tomb May 2014 6902.jpg
Bursa Osman Gazi tomb May 2014 6902.jpg
Bursa Osmanlii tombs May 2014 6899.jpg
Bursa Osmanlii tombs May 2014 6899.jpg
Bursa Osmanlii tombs May 2014 6900.jpg
Bursa Osmanlii tombs May 2014 6900.jpg
Bursa Osman Turbesi (grave)
Bursa Osman Turbesi (grave)
Bursa Osman Gazi mausoleum
Bursa Osman Gazi mausoleum
Bursa Orhan Gazi mausoleum
Bursa Orhan Gazi mausoleum
Bursa Orhan Gazi mausoleum
Bursa Orhan Gazi mausoleum
Bursa at Ottoman mausoleums
Bursa at Ottoman mausoleums
Bursa Clock Tower
Bursa Clock Tower