The Old Capital bursa turkey
bursa turkey is the fourth biggest metropol city of Turkey after Istanbul, Ankara and Izmir. The natural and historical richness make bursa turkey more important place.
Besides natural richness, green points, healing waters and summer or winter tourism; bursa turkey has unique cultural and historical heritages. Each person refers to different points of bursa turkey. Some mentions famous and delicious İskenden kebab, some mentions candied chestnut and textile products, some mentions the famous Uludağ ski resort and others..
bursa turkey was the first capital of Ottoman Empire and because of that reason the founding sultans Osman and Orhan’s tombs are in bursa turkey. People call bursa turkey as Green Bursa because of the forests around. bursa turkey is located on the slopes of Uludağ which is an important ski center of Turkey. Silk weaving and fruit processing are important and traditional incomes of bursa turkey.
One of the provinces of bursa turkey, Çekirge is an important thermal spa resort. Since Roman times bursa turkey has been important centers of healing waters. So, you can find lots of spa hotels and bathing in Çekirge, bursa turkey.
bursa turkey is also famous for İskender kebab which is slices of grilled lamb with hot tomatoe sauce and browned butter. On the way of bursa turkey you can also visit İznik (Nicaea) if you join a day trip from Istanbul. There are various kinds of Ottoman architecture in bursa turkey such as mosques, silk-filled bazaars etc..
You can choose those major sightseeing districts in bursa turkey. The first place coming to mind is Uludağ in bursa turkey. It rises 2543 meters to the South of bursa turkey. Uludağ is the most important ski resort of Turkey. You can get in minibuses at the city center and go to the summit to ski in winter and take a fresh air in summer. The other one is the Green Mosque in bursa turkey. The historic Green Mosque (Yeşil Camii) has mosque itself, the imperial tomb, the islamic madrasah and the Emir Sultan Mosque. There is also Citadel in bursa turkey to see. It is the oldest part of bursa turkey with old Bursa houses and Ottoman founders Osman and Orhan’s tombs and beautiful panoramic view of bursa turkey. You should also visit hot mineral water spas. There are lots of hotels having hot mineral healing waters in bursa turkey. If you are interested in early Ottoman architecture you should spend some time in bursa turkey mineral baths.