REPUBLIC OF TURKEY MINISTRY OF CULTURE AND TOURISM

Green Mausoleum

TOMBS, VAULTS, MAUSOLEUMS

Green Mausoleum
Thisoctogonal mausoleum covered with turquoise tiles built in 1421 by architect Hacı İvaz Pasha in Bursa Inside are the graves of Mehmet I and his family. The grave of Mehmet I, the inner walls of the mausoleum and the niche are decorated with the first glazing technique of tiles of the period. The tiles were made by artist Mehmet Mecnun.