Bursa Grand Mosque with intricate Islamic architecture, large domes and twin minarets.

Bursa Grand Mosque

  • Nalbantoğlu, Ulucami Cd. No:2, 16010 Osmangazi/Bursa, Turkey

The Bursa Grand Mosque, or Ulu Camii, is a stunning example of early Ottoman architecture, located in Bursa, Turkey. Built between 1396 and 1399, this mosque is famous for its 20 domes and 2 minarets, creating a visually striking silhouette. Inside, the mosque boasts 192 monumental wall inscriptions by famous calligraphers, making it a treasure trove for art enthusiasts. It’s also known for its large fountain (şadırvan) inside, a unique feature that amplifies the spiritual ambiance. The mosque’s blend of Seljuk and Ottoman architectural elements makes it a key study subject for historians and architects alike. Its grandeur and historical significance make it a must-visit for those exploring the Islamic history and cultural heritage of Turkey.