Green Tomb

Green Tomb

Green Tomb is an Islamic mausoleum located in Bursa, Turkey. It is the place where the Ottoman Sultan Mehmed I was buried. The mausoleum was built by Mehmed's son and successor Murad II following the death of the sultan in 1421 AD. The tomb 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: Tombs and Necropolises

Site History: 15th 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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