Built for Mehmet I between 1412 and 1419, Yeşil Camii represents a departure from the previous, Persian-influenced Seljuk architecture....
Turkish & Islamic Arts Museum
Housed in the former medrese of Yeşil Camii, this museum contains 14th- to 16th-century İznik ceramics, mihrab curtains, jewellery,...
Spanning the gorge, north of the Setbaşı road bridge, this restored Ottoman structure houses shops, cafes and touristy artisan workshops.
This relaxed bar has a terrace overlooking the leafy Gök Deresi gorge. It is entered next to Simit Sarayı cafe; look for the sign to...
With a nice shady ravine setting, Bursa's oldest cafe is known for its dondurma (ice cream). Order bir porsiyon (one portion) to dig...
Yeşil Caddesi · interesting places nearby
Yeşil Türbe information
The mausoleum of 5th Ottoman sultan Mehmed I Çelebi (and several of his children) stands in a cypress-trimmed park opposite Yeşil Camii (Green Mosque). During his short rule (1413–21), he re-united a fractured empire following the Mongols' 1402 invasion. Despite its name, the türbe is not green; it has blue Kütahya tiles outside that postdate the 1855 earthquake. The structure has a sublime, simple beauty, the original interior tiles exemplifying 15th-century decor. There is also an impressive tiled mihrab .