Turkey’s largest mosque for more than 500 years hosts approximately 5000 prayers inside and 2000 outside on Friday prayers. Sultan Bayezid pledged to construct 20 mosques in case of victory in the fight of Nicopolis. Finally, he conquered the battle but instead raised up the Grand Mosque with 20 domes. Take as many photos as you like!
The Green Mausoleum, located on a hill near the Green Mosque, was built in honor of the 5th Ottoman Sultan Mehmed I. The blue/green soothes your eyes with its beautiful colorful, decorated tiles and an intricate wooden door to the tomb.
Sultan Mehmed I built the Green Mosque in 1412 in cooperation with Persian artists. Make sure to place this UNESCO World Heritage site on top of your must-visit list in Bursa, where you’ll see stunning colors.
Uludag Mountain, standing 2500 m above the city, is a popular tourist spot attracting tourists to the Uludag ski resort in winter. Take the Bursa Teleferik up to the Uludag Mountain through a 10-km cable car ride, the worlds’ longest cable car ride. On top of the mountain, grab some Turkish food in restaurants and bars. By the way, don’t ever miss taking autographs of many famous Turkish artists on top of Uludag Mountain in winter.
Cumalikizik is a 700-year-old village that sits on the foot of the Uludag Mountain 20 m away from the city center. Meander around its narrow paved streets with traditional houses arranged in rows, which now are almost souvenir shops, tea houses, and family-owned restaurants.
For many reasons, Tophane Park not to be ignored! It houses the graves of Bursa’s founder and his son, Osman and Orhan. The ancient clock tower is the second reason why you shouldn’t miss this park.
Museum of Umurbey Silk Production
Bursa is renowned for its silk trade; hence, a museum dedicated to silk production is a must. It showcases exhibitions of silk production from the silkworm to the finished product.
The world houses one or two bridges that have shops on them. Be happy! One of these unique bridges is Bursa, named the Irgandi Bridge, the Ponte Vecchio’s smaller brother in Florence. Shopping street with local handicrafts on a bridge can be an unforgettable memory during your journey to Turkey.
Inkaya – Biggest Tree in Turkey
Undoubtedly, a different experience awaits you in Bursa with Inkaya. Inkaya Historical Plane Tree is a giant tree in Turkey with over 600 years old in Uludag Mountain’s footsteps.
Traveling with a small group of passengers, divides mutual costs such as tour guide cost, transportation, entry fees, etc. between few passengers and makes your tour more affordable. The members of small group tour could be your own family or friends, or other savvy travelers that you will meet and share a journey.
Your time is priceless and we don’t want you to spend your travel time on planning for your vacation day by day. Booking a multi-day tour to a specific destinations makes it easier for you to focus on what you love, instead of going through hundreds of different daily itineraries and plan for each day individually. Simply choose your tour based on the desired duration.
For many destinations, having a local tour guide is a necessity. A professional tour guide helps you to get the most of your travel experience, plan your tours, answers to your questions, teach you the basics of the language, and manage the timings for you and other travelers. All the tour guide fees are included in your tour package.
We carefully handpick all the tours to make sure we offer the most convenient ones that covers everything you need. This includes affordable hotels, local transports, meals, and entry ticket. We make sure to include all the main costs into our itineraries so that you pay for the whole package once, and enjoy your all inclusive tour.