THE GREEN MOSQUE & THE GREEN TOMB

THE GREEN MOSQUE

The Green Mosque was commissioned by the Sultan Çelebi Mehmet and was built by the architect Haci Ivaz Pasha in 1419. The portal at the entrance of the mosque is the most beautiful sample of Turkish stone carving. The muqarnas hand carving is spectacular. The gate of the arch is made of green marble and stone. Nakkaş Ali made the whole ornamentation of the mosque.

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THE GREEN TOMB

The Green Tomb was commissioned by Çelebi Mehmet , Yildirim Bayezid, and built by the architect Haci Ivaz in 1421. The tomb is octagonal, pointed dome, and specific characteristic style. The tomb consists of cross vaults that have windows in every corner and sarcophaguses on the floor. The tomb’s tiles are mostly green in color, and they are one of the most beautiful samples of Ottoman art. In the middle of the tomb, Çelebi Mehmet’s mausoleum is located, which is made of marble, octagonal design, and beautiful tiles. As we read from the tomb’s inscription, those tiles of the Green Tombs were made by Mecnun Mehmet. Most of the inner part of the mosque is decorated with tiles made by Mecnun Mehmet. The most remarkable part of the mosque is the mihrab which is 10 meters, and the tile artistry is worth seeing.

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