The Grand Mosque in Bursa, Turkey is a historical and structural marvel and one of the most visited places in Turkey. Located in Bursa's downtown, the mosque was built in the Seljuk style. It has 2 minarets and 20 domes crowning the large rectangular structure.
Inside is an ablution fountain where religious rituals are performed before prayer. The dome over the fountain is clear glass that lets in sunlight, illuminating this part of the building.
The mosque's walls bear inscriptions written by famous Ottoman calligraphers who lived in the late 1300s. It also houses an ancient door curtain from Mecca displayed inside a glass case. It is considered the fifth most important mosque in Islam and is listed as a UNESCO Heritage site.Places nearby:
Hagia Sophia: The Church of Holy Wisdom 91 km / 57 mi
Topkapı Palace: Turkey's Transformed Museum 92 km / 57 mi
Sarimsakli Plaj: The oldest beach in Turkey 228 km / 142 mi
Ephesus Museum: A Glimpse of an Ancient City 288 km / 179 mi
Ephesus: Well-Preserved Ancient City in Selcuk, Turkey 290 km / 180 mi