Bursa

Bursa is like an open - air museum, one of the capital cities of the Ottoman Empire and stands as a reflection of the early periods of the Ottoman culture. Modern, industrial Bursa is built around the mosques, mausoleums and other sites from its history as first Ottoman capital. Bursa is very rich in religious monuments, mosques, and tombs (Türbe), Turkish baths. It’s nicknamed “Yeşil Bursa” (Green Bursa), owing to its many parks and trees, as well as its dramatic mountain backdrop, Mount Uludağ (Turkey’s premier ski resort) are nearby, with Çekirge’s thermal hammams on the way. In addition to its historical and cultural heritage, Bursa is the homeland of the delicious “Iskender Kebap”, one of the best dishes of world.


Best Of Bursa

Best of Bursa:

  • Yeşil (Green) Mosque
  • Ulu (Great) Mosque
  • Koza Han - the Silk Bazaar
  • Mount Uludağ ski resort and national park
  • Iskendar kebab and “kestane şekeri” (candid chestnut) and peach.
  • Kapalı Çarşı (Covered Bazaar)
  • Aynalı Çarşı - jewelry and antique shops with mirror covered walls.
  • Cable-car


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Daily Sightseeing Tours ( at an additional cost)

BURSA MOUNTAIN CITY TOUR ( BURSA)

First attraction is enjoying a ride up the steep slopes of Mount Olympus (Turkish: Uludag). Back to the city center and visit Bursa: The birthplace of modern Turkish culture and the first capital of the Ottoman Empire. Visit the Green Mosque (Yesil Camii) and the neighboring Green Tomb (Yesil Turbe), both world-renowned for their superb tile decoration, as well as the Covered Bazaar which for centuries was the center of the flourishing silk trade where merchants from all over the world have met for centuries to trade silk cocoons and fabric. Then we will enjoy the finest authentic Ottoman kebabs in one of the finest restaurants in the area. (Lunch Included)

WATERFALLS AND OLD OTTOMAN VILLAGE TOUR 

The tour will start by visiting 600 years old Tree. It is the oldest tree of the BURSA which is 35 m. heigh. Then drive to Cumalikizik old village in Bursa that is looking like a movie scene with its old houses, handmade foods, straight streets and old  atmosphere. Then we will drive to Waterfalls where we will have our lunch in la ocal restaurant near the river. After the lunch, we drive to a shopping center.

YALOVA THERMAL BATHS AND WATERFALLS TOUR 

After breakfast at the hotel, departure to Yalova. You will have time to enjoy the thermal baths. After bathing, lunch at a local restaurant. After lunch, visit to Yalova waterfall and then get back to Bursa and overnight at the hotel.

BURSA NATIONAL BOTANIC PARK & ZOO TOUR 

Departure from the hotels and visit to Bursa Botanic Park and Zoo. After spending time in the zoo, we will be driving to the restaurant where lunch will be served. Then, visit a shopping center and get back to hotels.