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Green Tomb, Bursa

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#3 of 14 in Historic Sites in Bursa
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  • This is a monument that worth travelling to Bursa, Amazing architecture, stunning interiors and lush setting 
    This is a monument that worth travelling to Bursa, Amazing architecture, stunning interiors and lush setting  more »
  • In my bursa city tour we are going to green tomb. Very beautiful looking tomb and green mosque is next to the tomb. A lovely place to visit 
    In my bursa city tour we are going to green tomb. Very beautiful looking tomb and green mosque is next to the tomb. A lovely place to visit  more »
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  • The place Green Tomb is really nice. You should see and travel there. I advice that to see that place with lights.
  • Green Tomb - Bursa Undoubtedly, the most well-known structure of the Green Complex is the Green Tomb, which was built for Çelebi Mehmed and is known for the color of the green and turquoise relief tiles that adorn its facades. It was built in 1421 by Çelebi Mehmed, the son of Yıldırım Beyazid and the fifth of the Ottoman sultans. Who Lies in the Green Tomb? Çelebi Mehmed is considered the second founder of the Ottoman Empire. In his 34 years of struggle, he participated in the war 24 times and was injured in 40 different places. The construction of the Green Tomb was completed 40 days before his death, and his death was hidden from the public for 40 days, and he was buried in the Green Tomb 80 days after its construction. In the verses of Suat Asral, Çelebi Mehmed's tomb in the Yeşil Türbe; It is expressed as “The sun rises and the sun sets on the golden domes of Bursa… Çelebi Mehmed lies on a hill in Yeşil…”. In the tomb, there are also Selçuk Hatun, Hafsa, Ayşe, Sitti Hatun, daughters of Çelebi Mehmed; His sons Mahmud and Yusuf Bey and their nannies are also buried.

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