Yesil Cami, "Green Mosque" AND TOMB, BURSA

Built c. 1420. Also known as the Mosque of Mehmed I. Located in the city of Bursa, the second capital of the Ottoman Empire. Part of a larger complex that included a tomb, madrasah, hammam and kitchens. Takes its name from the green tiles that cover its interior, creating a mysterious underwater mood. 

Exterior, Yesil Mosque

Maqarna above Yesil mosque entrance

Maqarna above Yesil mosque entrance

Tiled alcove ceiling    , Yesil Mosque

Tiled alcove ceiling, Yesil Mosque

Tiled alcove ceiling    , Yesil Mosque

Tiled alcove ceiling, Yesil Mosque

Tiled alcove ceiling   , Yesil Mosque

Tiled alcove ceiling, Yesil Mosque

Dome, Yesil Mosque

Dome, Yesil Mosque

Entrance Yesil Tomb

Entrance Yesil Tomb

Half dome above entrance, Yesil Tomb

Half dome above entrance, Yesil Tomb

Half dome above entrance, Yesil Tomb

Half dome above entrance, Yesil Tomb

Carved doors, Yesil Tomb

Carved doors, Yesil Tomb

Ceiling, Yesil Tomb

Ceiling, Yesil Tomb

Mihrab, Yesil Tomb

Mihrab, Yesil Tomb

Detail,  Mihr  ab, Yesil Tomb

Detail, Mihrab, Yesil Tomb

Detail, Mihr  ab, Yesil Tomb

Detail, Mihrab, Yesil Tomb

Wall tiles,  Yesil Tomb

Wall tiles, Yesil Tomb

Ceiling, tiled window alcove, Yesil Tomb