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Bursa, Bayezid I Mosque

Bursa, Bayezid I Mosque

Bayzid I Mosque (Turkish; Yıldırım Camii or Yıldırım Bayezid Camii) is a historic mosque in Bursa, Turkey, that is part of the large complex (külliye) built by the Ottoman Sultan Bayezid I (Yıldırım Bayezid – Bayezid the Thunderbolt) between 1391-1395.[1] It is situated in Bursa metropolitan district of Yıldırım, also named after the same sultan...
Aya Sofya in Iznik

Aya Sofya in Iznik

Aya Sofya also known as Hagia Sophia (Greek: Ἁγία Σοφία, “Holy Wisdom”) is a Byzantine-era church building in Nicaea (now Iznik) in Turkey. The church of Hagia Sophia was built by Justinian I in the middle of the city in the 6th century. It was modelled after the larger Hagia Sophia in Constantinople, and it..
Iznik

Iznik

İznik is a town and an administrative district in the Province of Bursa, Turkey. It was historically known as Nicaea (Greek: Νίκαια), from which its modern name also derives. The town lies in a fertile basin at the eastern end of Lake İznik, bounded by ranges of hills to the north and south. Nicaea or..
Golyazi

Golyazi

Lake Uluabat (Turkish: Uluabat Gölü and Apolyont Gölü) is the name of a freshwater lake in the vicinity of Bursa, Turkey. It is a large lake, covering an area of between 135 and 160 km2 depending on the water level, but very shallow, being only 3 m deep at its deepest point. The lake contains..
Bursa, Cumalıkızık

Bursa, Cumalıkızık

Cumalıkızık is a village in the Yıldırım district of Bursa Province, located 10 kilometers east of the city of Bursa, at the foot of Mount Uludağ. Its history goes back to the Ottoman Empire’s foundation period. The village is now included within the border of the Yıldırım district as a neighbourhood. Cumalıkızık was founded as..
Grand Mosque of Bursa

Grand Mosque of Bursa

Bursa Grand Mosque or Ulu Cami is a mosque in Bursa, Turkey. Built in the Seljuk style, it was ordered by the Ottoman Sultan Bayezid I and built between 1396 and 1399. The mosque has 20 domes and 2 minarets.