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Emir Sultan Camii, Bursa

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Religious Site
Emir Sultan Mosque is a mosque in Bursa, Turkey. First built in the 14th century, it was rebuilt in 1804 upon the orders of the Ottoman Sultan Selim III, and re-built again in 1868, along slightly varying plans each time.ArchitectureEmir Sultan, also known as Şemseddin Mehmed Ali el-Hüseyin el Buhari, was a dervish and scholar from Bukhara and also the advisor and son-in-law of the Ottoman Sultan Sultan, Bayezid I.The present-day mosque, bearing his epithet Emir Sultan, and situated in Bursa quarter of the same name (although written contiguously, as “Emirsultan”), was built after the collapse of the original 14th-century monument in the 1766 earthquake. Although the materials and the location were maintained, the style was adjusted to reflect the baroque design that came into fashion in the Ottoman Empire during the 19th century. Following 1855 Bursa earthquake, the mosque and the mausoleum (türbe) of Emir Sultan was rebuilt again in 1868 (1285 A.H) by Sultan Abdülaziz.The mosque and mausoleum stand on opposite sides of a large courtyard with large basin at the entrance. The courtyard entrances are on the east and the west and the mosque and mausoleum are accessed through the courtyard. A wooden arcade with pointed arches wraps around the courtyard and rises to form portals with tall domes at bays leading into the buildings.
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  • Ulu now the U.S. is too commonplace. The inside is more than simple outside. Lots of people bother praying Muslims, not someone who likes to feel the atmosphere of guys I think are necessary.
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  • At the beginning of the most important places of visit of Bursa, Emir Sultan Mosque and Tomb, other Bursa structures such as very peaceful and beautiful. This is the top of the mosque courtyard is a wonderful views of the Bursa seğredebiliri.
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  • Turbesinin is a place in history with his Majesty and emirsultan Yu is a place known as Turbeye de they had things to do list.
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  • Another gem of artwork and design in Bursa's historic mosques and tombs. What it lacks in colours and ooh-aah moments of the Grenn Mosque are made up for in the simplicity of the designs and patterns. Brilliant red carpet fits in nicely with the artwork
  • Bursa has a lot to offer. Beautiful mosque
  • Very old cami with history
  • Charming atmosphere, and when you look at the entry door of the courtyard, you will find out the important historical place bursa
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  • I came again in the air here, thank God maneviyatta softly around stored I guess
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