Grand Mosque of Bursa

Grand Mosque of Bursa

Grand Mosque of Bursa is a historical mosque located in the city of Bursa, Turkey. It was built between 1396 and 1399 AD by order of the Ottoman Sultan Bayezid I. The mosque was badly damaged after the 1855 earthquake, when the roof was collapsed. It was later restored and reopened in 1889. The mosque was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2014 as part of Bursa and Cumalıkızık: the Birth of the Ottoman Empire.

Site Information

Country: Turkey

District: Bursa Province

Category: Mosques and Islamic Buildings

Site History: 14th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Islamic

Later Cultures: Islamic

Site Features: Islamic Monuments


World Heritage Site

Part of: Bursa and Cumalıkızık: the Birth of the Ottoman Empire

Date of Inscription: 2014

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