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Yeşil Mosque
Turkey, Bursa, Sept. 2013

Yeşil Mosque, also known as the Green Mosque, is a part of the larger complex located on the east side of Bursa, the former capital of the Ottoman Turks before they captured Constantinople in 1453. It can be shown as the perfect blend between architecture and embellishment, the proof that such works of art were produced in a country where the battles between siblings had come to an end and peace had returned. The mosque was built between 1419–1421 by architect Hacı İvaz Pasha: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yesil_Mosque
The picture shows one of the rooms of Sultan Yeşil.
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Dec 12 2013 13:55 GMT bandsix
Isn't the decoration wonderful......? Such treasures to be found!
Dec 12 2013 14:07 GMT Lalbabu
As usual a great shot of a colourful balcony & info !!!!!
Dec 12 2013 15:58 GMT wijnie58
They have beautiful buildings..:-))
Dec 12 2013 18:50 GMT Jeanmac
Just beautiful, very decorative:))
Dec 13 2013 03:54 GMT fhelsing PRO
Gorgeous details!
Dec 13 2013 16:52 GMT junne PRO
such intricate work
Dec 16 2013 03:53 GMT martini957
Built to be impressive .....very interesting
Dec 17 2013 13:47 GMT Cronos1
Great old artwork! Beautiful capture.
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