Haci Ozbek Mosque – Bursa

The Haci Özbek mosque, according to the inscriptive plaque (kitabe) above a window, was built by Haci Özbek bin Muhammed in 734 A.H., three years following the conquest of Iznik by Orhan I. It is a single-unit mosque composed of a square hall crowned with a dome eight meters in diameter. The drum of the…

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Ulu Mosque – Bursa

The Ulu Cami was built by Bayezid I after the Nicopolis (Nigbolu) victory. After being burnt down by Timur in 1402, the building was damaged by fires in 1493 and 1889 and by earthquake in 1855 and restored extensively after the earthquake (architect, Parvillée) and in 1959. The mosque is composed of a large central…

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Alaeddin Bey Mosque – Bursa

The Alaeddin mosque was built for Alaeddin Bey, the younger brother and vizier of i, following the conquest of Bursa. It is a single-unit mosque with a three-bay portico. The portico, roofed with a barrel vault with a small dome over the central bay, has been reconstructed recently by replacing the pediment from the restoration…

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Abdal Mehmed Mosque, Bursa

The mosque that bears the name of celebrated mystic Abdal Mehmed in Bursa was founded by Basçi Ibrahim, a rich merchant of Bursa who also built the Basçi Ibrahim Complex. The building consists of two equal units organized on the east-west axis forming the prayer hall, with a door each to the preceding three-bay porch….

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Basci Ibrahim Mosque, Bursa

Basçi Ibrahim (d.1490) was a merchant of sheep’s heads in Bursa in the fifteenth century. The mosque and hamam founded by him and bearing his name are located in the Maksem neighborhood of Bursa. A courtyard with arcade and fountain in center precedes the mosque on the north. Two rooms with barrel-vaults used as dervish…

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Hudavendigar Mosque, Bursa

The imperial complex of Murad I, bearing his epithet Hüdavendigar, consists of a mosque with madrasa (medrese) and dervish lodge (zaviye), mausoleum (türbe), fountain, a soup kitchen (imaret), a hamam and a Koran school for boys (sibyan mektebi). The mosque of the complex was rebuilt following the 1855 earthquake, without alteration in plan. Successive restorations…

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The Green Mosque, Bursa

The mosque for the Complex of Mehmet I, known as Yesil (Green) Mosque, was built between 1491-1421 by architect Haci Ivaz Pasa. The building went under extensive renovation following the earthquake in 1855, led by architect Parveillée. The mosque is based on a reverse T-plan with a vestibule at entrance leading to a central hall…

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Yorguc Pasa Mosque, Amasya

The mosque was built by Yürgüç Pasa, son of Atabey Abdullah, in 1428. Abdullah was a teacher (atabey) of Mehmed I (1403-1421) and a vizier under his successor Murad II (1421-1451) and served as the ruler of Amasya in 1424. Plots of agricultural land (mezra) and a number of baths, vegetable gardens, hans and stores…

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Mehmet Pasha Mosque, Amasya

It is on Pirinçci boulevard also constructed by Hızır Pasha Oglu Mehmet Pasha, the vizier of Sultan II. Beyazid in 1485. The mosque have a plain architecture, but it is single of the outstanding examples of artistically ornamented marble carving. The contemporary entrance wings of the mosque are displayed in Amasya Museum.

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Beyazit Pasha Mosque, Amasya

Beyazid Pasha Mosque was build during the mayoralty Beyazid Pasa in Amasya in 1414, prior to his appointment as grand vizier by Mehmed I (1403-1421). The pasha acquired a large number of windmills, agricultural land, gardens, stores and public baths in the area to provide income for the religious endowment or waqf (vakif) responsible for…

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